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Earthquake Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elsie Beggs
Added: Saturday, September 8, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
1 German chocolate cake mix
1 stick margarine
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1 lb. bag powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350. Spread coconut on bottom of greased 9 x 13 cake pan. Spread pecans on coconut.

Prepare cake mix as directed on package and pour on top of coconut and nuts. Mix softened butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar and the vanilla.

Drop spoonfuls of cheese mixture on top of the cake batter. Do not stir. Bake 45 to 50 minutes. The top of the finished cake looks rocky and uneven just like the aftermath of an earthquake.

 

 

 

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