I used coconut, rum, almond, vanilla & lemon extract and the flavor was very good! However this recipe MUST be made with regular sugar. I tried it with Splenda, and the consistency was thicker and drier. But I had no choice, as I was making it for my parents who are diabetics. To fix the dryness, I made a simple frosting of sour cream and cream cheese with a bit of sugar and almond extract. It made it a bit more moist and it was alright. Also, I had to bake it for less time, since it started to brown right away! Around 1 hour worked fine. I also omitted the final sugar glaze. I think that I may try it again with a bit more shortening and perhaps butter to try and make it more moist.
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I used coconut, rum, almond, vanilla & lemon extract and the flavor was very good! However...