Cheesecake Style German Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Cheesecake Style German Chocolate Cake

Jennifer Parsons

By
@amjenny

This cake is to die for. You can use any cake mix you like...I like to use Red Velvet.


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Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

2 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
cake mix, german chocolate

FILLING:

16 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
4
eggs, lightly beaten

FROSTING:

1 c
granulated sugar
1 c
evaporated milk
1/2 c
butter, cubed
3
egg yolks, lightly beaten
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
coconut, flaked
1 1/2 c
pecans, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325. Prepare cake batter according to package directions & set aside.
2
In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs and beat on low just until combined.
3
Pour 1/2 of the cake batter into greased 9x13 baking dish. Gently pour cream cheese mixture over batter. Spoon remaining batter over top and spread to the edges.
4
Bake for 70-75 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on rack for 1 hour.
5
For frosting, in a heavy saucepan, combine 1st 4 ingredients. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until thickened or thermometer reads 160 or is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon. Remove from heat and add vanilla; fold in coconut and pecans. Cool until frosting reaches spreading consisitency. Frost cooled cake. Refrigerate any leftovers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids