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Earthquake Cake Recipe

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Becky Gilstrap


1 cup shredded coconut
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
1 German chocolate cake mix
3 eggs
1 cup water
2/3 cup oil
1 stick butter
1 (8 ounce) package light cream cheese
2 cups powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350.
Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.
Spread coconut and pecans over bottom of pan. Mix cake according to package directions. Pour over the nuts and coconut.
Melt butter and cream cheese together. Stir in powdered sugar until smooth.
Pour mixture over cake mix evenly.
Bake 45 minutes.
Let cool completely before cutting.

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