Recipe by Kim Busch
"Really messy, but very yummy!"
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1 (3.5 ounce) package
1 (18.25 ounce) package
German chocolate cake mix
This is one of my favorite desserts. My family/friends love this cake and I have often been offered $$ to bake it for them. I spoon the cream cheese mixture using a tsp over the batter so that it will sink into the batter as it bakes, forming delicious treat inside. It does normally take about 50-60 minutes to bake. Also, instead of pecans, walnuts seems to stand up better to the cake and cream cheese mixture.
Not a bad cake, and def. not the best cake either. Dont think I would make it again.
A yummy cake, but the baking time is off. I took the cake out after 50 minutes expecting the middle to "set up" as the recipe indicates. Mine did not. Thankfully, as moist as the cake is, I was able to return it to the oven even after it cooled for 20 minutes and it was fine. Still gooey!! I followed the recipe exactly and I'm a seasoned cook, so I'm not sure what happened. If the submitter reads this, please respond with any tips as the cake is sinfully delicious and I would like to make again.
I only used 2 cups confectioners' sugar in the filling this was plenty sweet enough! I also added a teaspoon of coconut extract into the filling which brought out the flavor of the coconut in the cake. I gave it four stars because of the 4 cups confectioners' sugar but if you cut it back then I would say it's five stars. It sure didn't last long in our house!
This is the same recipe my aunt uses, except she goes with a richer, fudge cake mix. I prefer the fudgey richess over german chocolate, but this is great.
This recipe is also great made with a lemon cake mix.
Made this for my husband for his birthday. Wow what a great cake!! Decreased powdered sugar to about 3 cups and added 10 minutes to bake time per other reviewers and was perfect! Thanks for a great and easy dessert recipe!
As cakes go, this is at the top of MY RICHTER scale!!! I used 3 cups of the powdered sugar and after I dropped the cream cheese mixture by spoonfuls into the cake, I gently ran a knife through the batter (being careful not to insert it too deep)to create a marbled effect. It does require a little longer baking time than instructed. 50 minutes worked perfectly for me. GREAT RECIPE!!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Serving Size: 1/18 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 18
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 157
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