Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease bottom of 9"x13" cake pan Sprinkle pecans and coconut on bottom of pan.
  2. Mix cake as directed on box.
  3. Pour cake batter over pecans and coconut.
  4. Mix cream cheese, melted margarine and powdered sugar until creamy. Drop by spoonfuls onto cake batter being careful not to touch side of pan with mixture.
  5. Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes (glass pan).
Most Helpful

This is a Duncan Hines recipe. I am not a chocolate lover, but this was really good cake. I would suggest using slightly less sugar though.
Here is a tip I found on that site. It helps.
After baking let stand in pan for 5 minutes. Place wax paper over and turn upside down onto cookie pan. Let sit another 5 minutes, and then remove pan. You can then let cool and put back into the original pan.

Yaneya May 30, 2012

Made this for a "toy" party last night and it was super yummy!! I took KT's suggestion and did it 1/2 cake then cream chesse mix and cake.

babygirl65 June 09, 2005

This a wonderfully mosit and rich cake. I made it for a birthday party at work and everyone loved it. It is simple to make and is a different twist then the standard German Chocolate cake.

Lori 302 May 20, 2005