San Kendrick Recipe

German Chocolate Cheesecake

By San Kendrick CookiswhatIdo

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San's Story

One of my friends from my hometown of El Dorado AR shared this recipe on Facebook. I had to try it. I love German Chocolate Cake and Cheesecake so when I saw this combination I knew it would be the best of both worlds! This was really easy to prepare believe me if I did it anybody can. It was tasty!!!


1 pkg
german chocolate cake mix
2 pkg
(8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 c
eggland's best eggs, lightly beaten
1 c
1 c
evaporated milk
1/2 c
butter, cubed
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eggs yolks, lightly beaten
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
flaked coconut
1 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

Prepare cake batter according to package directions; set aside. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smoothh. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined.
Pour half of the cake batter into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Gently pour cream cheese mixture over batter. Gently spoon remaining batter over top; spread to edge of pan.
Bake at 325 for 70-75 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour.
For frosting, in a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, milk, butter, and egg yolks. Cook and stir over medium- low heat until thickened and a thermometer reads 160 or is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon.
Remove from the heat. Stir in vanilla; fold in coconut and pecans. Cool until frosting reaches spreading consistency. Frost cooled cake. Refrigerate leftovers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American