Thursday, March 6, 2008

German Chocolate Ooey-Gooey Butter Cake


GERMAN CHOCOLATE OOEY-GOOEY BUTTER CAKE

1 box German chocolate cake mix
1 cup butter, melted and divided (you know if it has a cup of butter -it's good!)
1 large egg
1 8 oz pkg cream cheese softened
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 16oz box confectioners' sugar
1 cup sweeted flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease a 13x9x2 inch baking pan.
In a large bowl, combine cake mix, 1/2 cup melted butter, and egg. Beat at low speed with an electric mixer until combined. Press evenly into bottom of prepared pan. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Gradually beat in sugar until smooth. Add remaining melted butter , beating at slow speed until combined. Stir in coconut and pecans. Pour over cake mix layer, spreading evenly. Bake for 45 minutes (the center should remain slightly gooey). Remove from oven. Let cool completely before cutting into squres.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

This isn't your recipe. It's Paula Deen's. Give her some credit.

Anonymous said...

Lighten up, do you not see Paula Deen's Name at the top of the page...everyone uses Paula Deen's recipes, she the best!

Anonymous said...

OMG! I just made it & WOW!!! So delish!

Amy Ekis said...

Made these yesterday. They. Are. AMAZING!!!!

Anonymous said...

OMG, I had the magazine that had this recipe and lost it, this is a live saver, Thanks so much!

Anonymous said...

Paula Deen did not come up with this recipe. It's been around for ages.