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German Chocolate the wrong way up Cake is a very quick and easy cake to make the use of a container of German Chocolate cake mix.

I strive a variety of German Chocolate recipes and locate the aggregate of chocolate, pecans, and coconut to be irresistible.  This isn’t the prettiest cake, but when you remember the fact that it's far completely fuss-free, i can overlook that reality.


Next comes the cake batter which is a field of cake blend organized just like the lower back of the box says to, with a touch coconut added. I don’t think it’s feasible for a German Chocolate Cake to have too much coconut.

Earlier than the cake is positioned inside the oven to bake, dollops of cream cheese are dropped all over the pinnacle. as the cake bakes, the cream cheese sinks down into the cake, making it rich and gooey during.



  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sweetened coconut, divided
  • 1 box German Chocolate cake mix, plus ingredients listed on box
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 8 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 (16-ounce) box confectioners' sugar
  • whipped cream for serving, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease the sides of a 9x13-inch pan.
  2. Evenly pour melted butter into pan. Sprinkle brown sugar, pecans, and half of coconut on bottom of pan.
  3. Make cake batter according to package directions, adding remaining coconut to batter.
  4. Pour batter into pan.
  5. Using electric mixer, beat together cream cheese and softened butter. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar.
  6. Drop cream cheese mixture by spoonfuls onto top of batter.
  7. Place in oven and bake for 45 to 50 minutes.