Gardening is something you learn by doing---and by making mistakes....
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Carol Stocker

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Upside Down German Chocolate Cake

I got this recipe from a potluck we had at work one year.  It's very good...and rich!





Upside Down German Chocolate Cake
1 box German Chocolate Cake Mix
1 1/2 cups sweetened Coconut Flakes
2 cups chopped Pecans
1 8 oz package Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup Butter, melted
3 cups Powdered Sugar

Preheat oven to 340°F, grease a 9x13 pan

Make cake mix according to directions, set aside.
In a small bowl combine cream cheese, butter and powdered sugar.  Beat on medium until well mixed and set aside.
Sprinkle coconut evenly the on bottom of a cake pan followed by the pecans, then pour the prepared cake mix over top.
Drop cream cheese mixture by spoonfuls on top of cake.  Using a butter knife, gently swirl the cream cheese into the cake mixture.
Bake at 340°F for 1 hour.


Ready to pour the batter
                                    I put pecans on only half because my son can't eat pecans


Ready for the Oven

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  2. Have you ever made german chocolate upside down cake before? I'm not ever sure what makes it different from other cakes but the recipes certainly sound good!

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