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german chocolate layer cake deluxe

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

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

(2 ratings)
yield 8 -inch layer cake
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For german chocolate layer cake deluxe

  • CAKE:
  • 18 oz
    german chocolate cake mix
  • 1/2 c
    melted butter
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1/2 c
    margarine or butter
  • 8 oz
    softened cream cheese, cut up in pieces
  • 2 1/2 c
    powdered sugar

How To Make german chocolate layer cake deluxe

  • 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. --- 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. --- 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!!!

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