German Chocolate Dump Cake Recipe

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German Chocolate Dump Cake Recipe
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German Chocolate Dump Cake Recipe

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We make this for Sunday lunches when the whole family gets together. The cream cheese topping is so good, it doesn't need frosting.
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped toasted pecans, divided
  • 1 package devil's food cake mix (regular size)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 13x9-in. baking pan.
Sprinkle coconut and 1 cup pecans into baking pan. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Pour batter into prepared pan.
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla until smooth; beat in confectioners' sugar. Stir in chocolate chips and remaining pecans. Spoon over batter. Cut through batter with a knife to swirl. Bake 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as German Chocolate Dump Cake in Holiday 13x9 2016, p84

  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped toasted pecans, divided
  • 1 package devil's food cake mix (regular size)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 13x9-in. baking pan.
  2. Sprinkle coconut and 1 cup pecans into baking pan. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla until smooth; beat in confectioners' sugar. Stir in chocolate chips and remaining pecans. Spoon over batter. Cut through batter with a knife to swirl. Bake 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as German Chocolate Dump Cake in Holiday 13x9 2016, p84

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delowenstein User ID: 3766053 269502
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2017

"I made this cake and it came out beautifully! The only change in preparing the batter was that I'd used buttermilk in place of the water called for on the package of cake mix. Everything else was what the recipe called for! delowenstein, TOH Volunteer Field Editor"

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