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Earthquake Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Morgan Cordes
Added: Thursday, December 11, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup coconut
1 cup chopped pecan
1 pkg. (2 layer size) German chocolate cake mix or chocolate cake mix
1 stick (1/2 cup) oleo
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 lb. confectioner's sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Grease and flour a 13 x 9 inch pan.
Spread coconut and pecan in bottom of pan. Prepare German chocolate cake mix according to package directions. Pour batter over coconut and pecan.
Mix oleo, cream cheese, and confectioner's sugar. Put mixture on top of cake batter (drop by tablespoon on top of batter). Bake at 350 for 35 to 45 minutes.
Cake will be shaky but will set up.

 

 

 

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