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earthquake cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sharon Stodgell
Kokomo, IN

A fun cake and very good. Nuts and coconut represent rocks Chocolate cake is dirt. Butter mixture that cooks through the cake represents lava from an earthquake.

(1 rating)
yield 12 to 16
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For earthquake cake

  • 1 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1-8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 box
    german chocolate cake mix
  • 1 lb
    box powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c
    softened butter

How To Make earthquake cake

  • 1
    Spread flaked coconut on the bottom of a greased 9 x 13"baking dish. Spread chopped pecans over coconut.
  • 2
    Mix german chocolate cake mix according to package directions. Pour on top of coconut and nuts.
  • 3
    Mix together 1/2 cup softened butter , softened cream cheese and powdered sugar until fluffy. Drop dallops by spoon onto cake mix. Do not stir.
  • 4
    Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes or until tester comes out clean between dallops.

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