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Almond Joy Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Colleen Williams
Added: Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 box German chocolate cake mix
10 miniature Almond Joy bars, cut in half
1 cup coconut flakes
1 cup pecans, chopped
1 8oz. cream cheese, room temperature
2 cups powdered sugar
1 stick butter, softened

Glaze:
1/2 stick of butter, melted
1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. almond extract

Directions:
Directions:
Prepare cake mix as directed. Set aside. Fold in Almond Joy pieces. In a 9 x 13 pammed cake pan, sprinkle coconut and pecans. Pour cake mixture over coconut and pecans. Blend together cream cheese, powdered sugar, and butter. Dollop over cake. Bake at 350 for about 40 minutes.

Glaze:
Combine all ingredients and blend well.

When the cake is done, remove from oven and poke the top with a fork. Pour glaze over the top and let it melt into the cake. Serve warm with ice cream or whipping cream.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is adapted from a Paula Dean recipe. She can really cook. If you love coconut and dark chocolate, bake this!!!

 

 

 

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