German Chocolate Layer Cake Deluxe

Pat Duran


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 votes

8-inch layer cake
15 Min
25 Min


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  • 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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About German Chocolate Layer Cake Deluxe

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

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