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German Chocolate Upside-Down Cake

Breads & Desserts


1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
1 (18 1/4-oz.) pkg. German chocolate cake mix
3 large eggs
1 1/4 cups water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 (16-oz.) pkg. powdered sugar, sifted


Grease a 9-by-13-inch pan. Line with wax paper; grease paper. Sprinkle coconut and pecans in the bottom of prepared pan; set aside. Combine cake mix, eggs, water and oil in a large bowl; mix according to package directions. Spoon batter over coconut and pecans. Combine cream cheese and butter in a saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring often, until butter melts and mixture is smooth. Stir in powdered sugar. Spoon mixture evenly over batter. Bake at 350 F for 55 minutes.


From “Cooking Through the Ages,” Moselle United Methodist Church

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