What is the Famous Tom Cruise Cake: Everything You Need to Know

ALL THE DETAILS ABOUT TOM CRUISE’S FAVORITE DOAN’S BAKERY COCONUT CAKE

Doan's Bakery Coconut Cake

In Tom Cruise’s world, it isn’t Christmas without a very special cake. No, it’s not a fruitcake but rather a moist and delicious white chocolate coconut Bundt cake with cream cheese frosting and toasted coconut flakes.

This cake is so amazing that A-list celebrities like Rosie O’Donnell and Tom Hanks covet their spots on Tom Cruise’s Christmas list. Celebs on Cruise’s list are recipients of a special delivery each December: a delicious Doan’s Bakery white chocolate coconut ring cake.

What Is The Famous Tom Cruise Cake?

Doan's Bakery Coconut Cake (2)

The famous Tom Cruise cake is a one-layer Bundt cake made with coconut cake with white chocolate chunks. The round cake is slathered in white cream cheese frosting and coated with heaps of coconut flakes.

The White Chocolate Coconut Bundt Cake is made by the family-owned Doan’s Bakery in Woodland Hills, California. The bakery was founded by Karen Doan in 1983, who now runs the bakery with her son Eric and his wife Carrie.

Doan’s Bakery’s White Chocolate Coconut Bundt Cake contains:

  • Coconut cake
  • Cream cheese frosting
  • Toasted coconut flakes
  • White chocolate chunks

This simple yet satisfying and superlative Bundt cake includes the following ingredients:

  • Butter
  • Coconut
  • Cream Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Flour
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Sour Cream
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla
  • White Chocolate

What Is The Tom Cruise Christmas Cake?

The Tom Cruise Christmas cake is in fact the Doan’s Bakery’s white chocolate coconut Bundt cake. This moist and light cake is not a traditional Christmas cake. The cake is a favorite of actor Tom Cruise, who ships out the wonderful white cake each December as a Christmas gift. 

It was actually actress Diane Keaton who filmed Mad Money with Katie Holmes, who introduced Holmes, who was married to Cruise at the time, to the white chocolate coconut cake. Later, Doan’s Bakery provided the baked goods for a party at the Cruise home and the rest is history.

Tom Cruise sends the cake to his loved ones for Christmas, including famous Hollywood celebrities and former film co-stars. Some of his A-list friends have nicknamed the cake the ‘Tom Cruise Cake” and the “Tom Cruise Christmas Cake.”

Famous folks who have received the Tom Cruise cake as a gift from the actor include:

  • American actress Angela Bassett
  • British actor Henry Cavill
  • British actor Cary Elwes
  • American actress Kirsten Dunst
  • American actor Jay Ellis
  • American comedian Jimmy Fallon
  • American actresses Elle & Dakota Fanning
  • American actor Jon Hamm
  • American actor Tom Hanks
  • Irish comedian Graham Norton
  • American comedian Rosie O’Donnell
  • Canadian actress Cobie Smulders
  • American actor Miles Teller
  • American actor Courtney B. Vance
  • American actress Renée Zellweger

American actress Brooke Shields used to be on Cruise’s celebrity cake list.

What Bakery Makes The Tom Cruise Cake?

White Chocolate Coconut Bundt Cake
Doan's Bakery White Chocolate Coconut Bundt Cake

Doan’s Bakery makes the Tom Cruise cake. It’s the California bakery’s signature cake. The Cruise cake is one of seven Bundt cake flavors Doan’s Bakery bakes. The bakery also makes:

  • Bars
  • Breads
  • Brownies
  • Cheesecakes
  • Cinnamon rolls
  • Cobblers
  • Cookies
  • Cupcakes
  • Layered cakes
  • Muffins
  • Pies
  • Scones
  • Sheet cakes

How Much Is The Tom Cruise Cake?

Doan’s Bakery’s White Chocolate Bundt Cake (aka the Tom Cruise cake) is $125 on Goldbelly.

Where To Buy The Tom Cruise Coconut Cake

Getting a slice of Tom Cruise cake is Mission Possible. The White Chocolate Tom Cruise Bundt Cake can be bought online via Goldbelly and in-person at Doan’s Bakery in Woodland Hills, California. Each Tom Cruise cake is 10 inches and serves 12-16 people.

You don’t have to be on Tom Cruise’s list to get a cake delivered to your door. These delicious Doan’s Bakery cakes are shipping nationwide on Goldbelly. 

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Lauren-Mack
Lauren Mack

Lauren Mack is a journalist who writes about all things food for Goldbelly. She is passionate about exploring the world one meal at a time. Her favorite things to Goldbelly include cakes, biscuit sandwiches, and ice cream.

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