German Chocolate Pound Cake Surprise

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

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.

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.


Most Helpful

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

momma213 February 15, 2010

This cake was so easy to make! I did make it as a sheet cake in a jellyroll pan, and it took 20 minutes to bake. Everyone loved the flavor and it smelled so good. I will definitely make this cake again.

karky May 16, 2008

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