German Chocolate Pound Cake Surprise

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Sassy in da South

The surpise is the icing is inside the cake. A truly quick and easy recipe using a prepared cake mix and frosting for those times when you just dont have the time or ingredients to make one from scratch. This makes a very large cake, so make sure you use a 12-cup tube/bundt pan.

Top Review by momma213

Delish! I still give it five stars for flavor but to me it was not like a pound cake. Very moist and light. We really enjoyed it and it was so easy to make. Thank you

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) German chocolate cake mix
  • 1 (15 ounce) can coconut pecan frosting
  • 4 eggs
  • 12 cup oil
  • 1 cup water


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour 12 cup tube pan OR Bundt pan.
  3. Mix all ingredients (including the icing) in mixer at medium speed 2 minutes.
  4. Pour into prepared pan and bake 55 - 60 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven to wire rack and allow cooling for 10 minutes.
  6. Invert onto serving plate and dust with powdered sugar.

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