Sunday, January 9, 2011

Upside Down German Chocolate Cake

1 package chocolate cake mix
1 1/2 C flaked coconut
1 1/2 C chopped pecans
1 package (8oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2 C butter or margarine, melted
1 pound powdered sugar (3 1/2 to 4 cups)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 9X13 pan.

Spread coconut evenly in bottom of pan. Sprinkle with pecans.

Prepare cake mix following package directions for original recipe. Pour over coconut and pecans.

Combine cream cheese and melted butter in medium bowl. Beat at low speed with electric mixer until creamy. Add powdered sugar; beat until blended and smooth. Drop by spoonfuls evenly over cake batter.

Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted halfway to bottom of cake comes out clean. Cool completely. To serve, cut into individual pieces, turn upside down on plates and enjoy!

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