CHOCOLATE EXPLOSION CAKE (Version 1)

Penny Stephenson-Jordan

By
@PennyStephensonJordan

ALL I CAN SAY ABOUT THIS CAKE IS THAT IT IS .....
A W E S O M E!

A GREAT ONE FOR THE SWEET TOOTH!


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Serves:

20-24

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE:

1 c
shredded sweetened coconut
1 c
chopped walnuts or pecans
1 pkg
German chocolate cake mix (duncin hines)
4 large
eggs
1 1/4 c
milk - (instead of water) as directed on cake mix box
1 tsp
vanilla extract
10
bite-size coconut candy bars, chopped, such as almond joy or mounds
1
8-ounce package cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 c
(1 stick butter), at room temperature
2 c
confectioners' sugar

CHOCOLATE PECAN GLAZE:

1/2 c
(1 stick) butter
approx 1/4 c
milk (more if a thinner consistency is desired)
2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 - 2 c
confectioners' sugar
1 c
pecans, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
* PLEASE READ RECIPE THROUGH CAREFULLY ...
**Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
***Spray a 13-by-9-by-2-inch pan with nonstick spray.
2
*Mix the coconut and nuts and spread them evenly in the pan.

*PREPARE THE CAKE AS DIRECTED ON THE CAKE MIX BOX WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTIONS:
*USE 4 LARGE EGGS INSTEAD OF 3...
*USE 1 1/4 CUP MILK IN PLACE OF THE WATER,
*ADD 1 TSP. VANILLA

*STIR IN THE CHOPPED CANDY BARS

*Pour the batter OVER the coconut and nuts.

*Combine the cream cheese, butter and sugar.

*Randomly drop tablespoons of this mixture on TOP of the BATTER;
*DO NOT SPREAD IT...

*Bake until the sides of the cake pull away from the pan, about 40 to 50 minutes.
3
CHOCOLATE PECAN GLAZE
*In a saucepan over medium-high heat, COMBINE butter, milk, cocoa powder and vanilla extract.

*Once the butter is melted, remove from the heat.

*Add the sugar and stir until smooth.

*Stir in the pecans.

*Pour the warm Chocolate Pecan Glaze over the cake.

*Slice and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American