Earthquake Cake I

Earthquake Cake I

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"This is like eating an upside down german chocolate cake."

Ingredients

servings 311 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 311 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 16.3 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.4g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 250 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Prepare cake mix as directed on package.
  2. Lightly grease the bottom and sides of one 9 x 13 inch baking pan. Sprinkle coconut and nuts over bottom of pan. Pour cake batter over top.
  3. Combine 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine, cream cheese and 2 cups confectioners' sugar. Beat until smooth. Pour (spoon) over cake batter.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cake cool before frosting.
  5. To Make Frosting: Combine cocoa, cola and 1/2 cup margarine in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Pour mixture over remaining confectioners' sugar. Beat until smooth. Spread icing over cake. (If you like a thicker icing add more confectioners' sugar.

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  1. 36 Ratings

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I bake cakes weekly for our companies employees birthdays. This cake was a HUGE success! The men in the plant were particularly fond of it. The creamy filling that falls to the middle as i...

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We made this cake for a family dinner party and it turned out very, very good. It's great for chocolate lovers. The homemade icing was rich and chocolaty. I also added extra confectioner's su...

I bake cakes weekly for our companies employees birthdays. This cake was a HUGE success! The men in the plant were particularly fond of it. The creamy filling that falls to the middle as i...

I made this for my father-in-law's b-day and it was a hit. It was then requested for my husband's grandmother's birthday the following week. I did bake it a little longer than stated, just unt...

i made this cake and my son loved it, after he ate the last piece he said I NEEDED TO MAKE THIS CAKE AGAIN.SO A WEEK LATER I MADE THIS CAKE AGAIN BUT THIS I USED A CHOCOLATE FUGDE CAKE I DIDN'T ...

This cake is sooo good, the only reason I gave it 4 stars is because I had some problem taking the cut pieces out of pan because of the bottom layer, so next time, and there will be a next time,...

MMMM... chocolate-y and fairly easy too! With ingredients like choc cake, cream cheese, walnuts, coconut, chocolate/cola glaze... c'mon... what it NOT to like? Not the prettiest thing in the p...

As written, I give this recipe four stars. The first time I made it I followed the recipe almost exactly - I used German Chocolate cake mix and followed other reviews, adding 3 cups of powdered...

This is wonderful!! Everyone asks for it over again. It is also not difficult to make. I have made it several times, and will do so again, in fact, I am making it this weekend to take to a pitch...

I just made this for a coworker's birthday and the whole office said it was one of the best cakes they had ever eaten! Delicious!

My coworkers always ask me to bring this cake on food days. I like this earthquake cake recipe best because it also has a chocolate frosting on it.