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Earthquake Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Earthquake Cake, by , is from The McElmury Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Boop Schoen
Added: Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup coconut
1 cup pecans, chopped
German Chocolate Cake mix
1/2 cup butter, softened
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 pound powdered sugar
Hot fudge sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Spray bottom and sides of 13x9" pan with Pam. Spread over bottom of pan: 1 cup each coconut and chopped pecans. Prepare German chocolate cake mix according to directions on the box and then pour over coconut and pecans in the pan.

Mix together:
1/2 cup softened butter, 8 oz softened cream cheese, 1 teaspoon vanilla and the powdered sugar. Drop onto the cake mix by the spoonfuls. Do not mix in, stir, or otherwise muddle.

Bake at 350 for 45-50 minutes. Cool in the pan for 30 minutes. Serve as is or drizzle with hot fudge sauce if you want to be deliciously sinful and go straight to hell! Do not pass go, do not collect $200!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 chocaholics or 12 dainty eaters
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake is wonderful!

 

 

 

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