German Chocolate Layer Cake Deluxe

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This was such a great way to make this cake,; I thought I would share it with you all- It sure is a lot easier and makes a great presentation! It was my husbands idea, because he only likes layer cakes- but he never turns down any cake that I know of!! LOL


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Serves:

8-inch layer cake

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE:

18 oz
german chocolate cake mix

BOTTOM LAYER :

1/2 c
melted butter
1 c
chopped pecans
1 c
flaked coconut

TOP LAYER:

1/2 c
margarine or butter
8 oz
softened cream cheese, cut up in pieces
2 1/2 c
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cake:
Make cake according to package directions. Set aside.
Cut parchment paper to fit into bottom of two 8 or 9-inch round cake pans; spray paper.
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Bottom layer:
Pour melted butter evenly into each pan to cover paper. Evenly distribute nuts and coconut over butter in each pan.
Pour cake batter gently and evenly in each pan.
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Top layer:
Combine cream cheese and butter in a saucepan, heat on low until melted. Remove from heat and stir in powdered sugar. Gently pour evenly over cake batter.
Bake in a 350^ oven for 30-35 minutes or until cake test done.
Cool 5 minutes in pans then turn out cake into cake plate, remove paper and repeat with other cake on wire rack to cool; peel off paper-- then when cool enough to handle place this cake on top of cake on cake plate, before topping sets. This is so yummy looking!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom