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Upside Down German Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Dollops of decadent cream cheese and rich Duncan Hines® German Chocolate Cake make this Upside Down German Chocolate Cake recipe a favorite .

  • Hands-On Time:1 Hour 45 Minutes
  • Total Time:
  • Servings: Makes 12 to 16 servings.
  • Difficulty: Pretty Easy
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Ingredients

  • 1½ cups flaked coconut
  • 1½ cups chopped pecans
  • 1 package Signature German Chocolate Cake Mix
  • 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 lb. confectioner's sugar

Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour a 13"x 9" pan.
  2. Spread coconut evenly on bottom of pan. Sprinkle with pecans. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Pour over coconut and pecans.
  3. Combine cream cheese and melted butter in medium mixing bowl. Beat at low speed with electric mixer until creamy. Add sugar; beat until blended and smooth. Drop by spoonfuls evenly over cake batter.
  4. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted halfway to bottom of cake comes out clean. Cool completely in pan. To serve, cut into individual pieces, turn upside down onto plate.

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Easy mint flavored brownies- add peppermint patties!

Easy mint flavored brownies- add peppermint patties!

For mint-y brownies, add mini-sized peppermint patties to brownie batter. After following directions for brownie mix, pour half of batter into pan. Then cover with a layer of unwrapped peppermint patties. Add remaining batter, then bake as directed. (Tastes great with Chewy Fudge Brownie mix).


paper sticks

paper sticks

I like to make arrangements with the cookies that I bake.I found that the best way to keep them standing up is to bake them with a paper stick (what they use for suckers)works great can make them different heights.hope this helps someone.





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