Total Time
1hr 3mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 48 mins

Dark sweet chocolate, smooth dripping caramel and indulgent whipped cream. Did someone mention Dessert? This recipe was a winning entry in a Betty Crocker contest celebrating African American cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 package German chocolate cake mix
  • 12 cup butter, softened
  • 1 container creamy ready-to-spread coconut pecan frosting
  • 13 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • caramel topping, for topping
  • sweetened whipped cream, for topping
  • pecan halves (optional)
  • coconut (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Stir together cake mix and butter.
  3. Press evenly in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches.
  4. Stir frosting, milk, flour and egg, using same bowl, until blended.
  5. Pour evenly over mixture in pan.
  6. Bake 45 to 48 minutes or until set.
  7. Serve warm or cool.
  8. Top each serving with caramel topping and whipped cream, garnish with coconut& pecans.
  9. (This dessert has baked"until set" when it's frim and barely jiggles when the pan is moved.).


Most Helpful

Pretty good. The kids liked it plain without any toppings, and I also didn't think the whipped cream added much in the way of flavor. The other toppings were good though.

LorenLou October 06, 2003

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