Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Earthquake Cake

Like an upside down German chocolate cake!

1 package German chocolate cake mix without pudding
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped walnuts
4 cups icing sugar
2 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder
5 TBSP coke or pepsi
1 cup butter
1 (8 oz) package cream cheese

Prepare cake mix as directed on Package. Lightly grease bottom and sides of 9x13 inch pan. Sprinkle coconut and nuts over bottom of pan. Pour cake mix over top. Combine 1/2 cup melted butter, cream cheese and 2 cups icing sugar. Beat until smooth. Spoon over cake batter.
Bake at 350 for about 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. let cake cool before frosting.
To make frosting: Combine cocoa, cola and 1/2 cup butter in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Pour mixture over remaining icing sugar. Beat until smooth. Spread icing over cake.
* If you like a thicker icing, add more icing sugar.

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