CHOCOLATE EXPLOSION CAKE (Version 1)

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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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make CHOCOLATE EXPLOSION CAKE (Version 1)

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.
  • 3CHOCOLATE 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.

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About CHOCOLATE EXPLOSION CAKE (Version 1)

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