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This recipe for Earthquake Cake, by Rhonda Guidry, is from The BENOIT Family Cookbook ,
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3/4 C pecans, chopped 3/4 C shredded coconut 1 box german chocolate cake mix 1 box powdered sugar 1 stick softened margarine or butter 1 8oz. package cream cheese 1 tsp. vanilla
Preheat oven according to cake mix directions. Grease 9 x 13 pan and sprinkle with pecans and coconut. Mix cake as directed on box and our over pecans and coconut. Mix remaining ingredients and spoon over center of cake. Bake as directed on box.
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