Easy German Chocolate Cake Recipe

  • 1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package German chocolate cake mix
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  1. Sprinkle the coconut and pecans into a greased and floured 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan.
  2. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add egg and sugar; beat until smooth. Drop by tablespoonfuls over the batter. Carefully spread to within 1 in. of edges.
  4. Bake at 325 degrees for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; invert onto a serving plate.