"This cake is very rich. It's one of our favorites." — DARLENEL
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1 (18.25 ounce) package
German chocolate cake mix
1 (8 ounce) package
I love this cake. After making it a few times I baked it about 60 minutes and I would suggest when putting the cream cheese layer on the cake you should keep it at least 1" from the sides of the pan so it doesn't pour over the sides. I also melted the butter and softened the cream cheese. I also like to use Devils Food Cake. I have not seen anyone that didn't like this cake.
I had my husbands family over and had made this cake in the past with a recipe I had. When I could not find it I looked for it on this site. The cake filling would not get done for me. Family still ate it more like a pudding and said it was good. I found my recipe and discovered that the difference was that mine said to melt the butter I wondered how I was supposed to pour over. I will go back to mine - much better version - also no cake cooks in 30 minutes - I think I was going on 60 when I gave up
Gramma brought this recipe back from Missouri 35ish years ago. The only difference is that her version said to melt together the butter and cream cheese and stir in the powdered sugar. Works well that way. I also up the baking time from this recipe to close to an hour.
Good cake, but needs to cook at least 45-60 minutes, not 30.
I have been making this cake for years. I like to experiment with different cake mixes. The last one was made with a strawberry cake mix and chocolate chips instead of pecans. Vary it. Have fun with it. That's what cooking is all about. :)
Ohmygosh. This is so rich, so easy to make and so good. I used a Chocolate Fudge cake mix, melted the butter and softened the cream cheese. I still had to blop on the cream cheese mixture rather than pour it on, but the results were so yummy. I baked it for 40 minutes which was ample time in my oven. It is very gooey the first day. It tasted even better the second day.
Great cake. It was even better the day after baking, when the layers melded together. My cake baked over the side of the pan, so next time I will bake it with foil or a baking sheet underneath. I agree with the other reviewers - I baked this about 45-50 minutes, and it was just right.
The cake is really sweet & rich...very yummy. Like the other user stated the cake wasn't done in 30 min you need to bake it at least 50 min. Also, soften cream cheese & melt butter when combining it with sugar so you're able to somewhat pour it on top of cake mix.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 112
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