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    German Chocolate Surprise Cake

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    1 hrs 10 mins

    25 mins

    45 mins

    Scarlett516's Note:

    A chocolate version of upside down cake.

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    1. 1
      Pre-heat oven to 350°F In an ungreased 9-inch cake pan, mix the topping ingredients. Spread evenly in the pan.
    2. 2
      In small, microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate and 1/4 cup water on High 1-1.5 minutes or until chocolate is melted. Stir to blend.
    3. 3
      In a medium bowl, beat the sugar and 1/2 cup butter with electric mixer on medium until light and fluffy.
    4. 4
      Beat in vanilla and eggs until well blended.
    5. 5
      On low speed, beat in 3/4 cup of the flour and the milk. Add remaining 1/2 cup flour; beat well.
    6. 6
      Stir in chocolate mixture until blended. Pour batter over the topping in the pan.
    7. 7
      Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Run a knife around the edge of the cake to loosen. Place serving plate upside down over cake in pan. Turn the plate and pan over. Remove pan. Serve warm or cool.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 21, 2011


      A definitely good surprise. Not your traditional german chocolate cake, but VERY tasty.

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    • on May 25, 2010


      This was a good, thick cake. I iced it instead of using the nuts, etc. and marbled it by adding the chocolate to only half a recipe. The sister that I made it for loved it :0) For ZWT6 N.

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    • on May 23, 2010


      This was easy and quick to make. A very rich cake. Family loved. Made for ZWT6- German Forum Challenge: Chocolate Challenge!! The No-Nonsense Nibblers

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    Nutritional Facts for German Chocolate Surprise Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (141 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 554.2
    Calories from Fat 296
    Total Fat 32.9 g
    Saturated Fat 15.3 g
    Cholesterol 94.3 mg
    Sodium 445.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 62.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
    Sugars 44.6 g
    Protein 5.8 g

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