Chocolate Upside-Down Cake

Recipe by LAURIE

Different twist on an Upside-down cake....CHOCOLATE!

Top Review by chia

this took liteally 10 minutes to throw together, so it is a great idea when you're in a hurry , or need a last minute dessert. i love the idea of dressing up a boxed cake mix. thanks laurie

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) package devil's food cake mix
  • 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 13 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 13 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 12 cup margarine or 12 cup butter
  • 14 cup water
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 3 12 ounces flaked coconut
  • whipping cream (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Melt butter or margarine in a 13x9 pan.
  3. Add water and sprinkle brown sugar evenly over pan.
  4. Arrange coconut and nuts in sugar.
  5. Mix cake as directed on package and pour batter over mixture in pan.
  6. Bake at 350F 45-50 minutes til toothpick comes clean.
  7. let stand in pan 5 minutes for topping to set.
  8. Turn upside down on a large platter or cookie sheet with sides.
  9. Serve topped with whipping cream if desired.

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