CHOCOLATE EXPLOSION CAKE (Version 2)

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Penny Stephenson-Jordan
from Lubbock, TX

THIS IS ANOTHER WAY TO MAKE THIS DELICIOUS CAKE...ACTUALLY, MY PREFERENCE.

serves 20-24
prep time 25 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • CAKE:
  • 1 cup - shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1 cup - chopped nuts of choice
  • 1 package - german chocolate cake mix
  • 4 lg. - eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. - vanilla extract
  • 3 almond joy candy bars, chopped (reg. size)
  • 3 - mounds candy bars, chopped (reg. size)
  • CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup - (1 stick butter), softened
  • 1/8 cup - milk (more if a thinner consistency is desired)
  • 2 tablespoons - cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon - vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups - confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped nuts
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How To Make

  • 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. (I use 'Baker's Joy). 2 *Mix the coconut and nuts together in a med. bowl and set aside. * Mix the above 2 ingredients (coconut & nuts), German chocolate cake mix, eggs, milk & vanilla extract, in a large mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer on low to med speed for about 2 minutes. Pour badder evenly in prepared pan. *Sprinkle the chopped candy bars on top and place in the oven for about 45 to 50 minutes. Prepare glaze while cake is baking. CHOCOLATE GLAZE *In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the 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 (if desired) *Pour the warm Chocolate Glaze over the cake. *Slice and enjoy!

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