Comida Kraft
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German Chocolate Cake

Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
55
min.
Servings

16 servings

This classic cake is easy to make with a mix. The luscious coconut-pecan frosting has caramel and chopped chocolate sandwich cookies mixed in it.

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Make It

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place cake mix, 1-1/4 cups water, oil and eggs in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer on low speed just until moistened. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour evenly into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans.
  • Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted near centers comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely.
  • Mix frosting, coconut, pecans and caramel topping. Place 1 cake layer on serving plate; spread with half of the frosting mixture. Top with 1/2 cup of the cookies; press gently into frosting. Cover with remaining cake layer. Repeat layers of frosting mixture and chopped cookies.

Size-Wise

Enjoy a serving of this classic cake on occasion with an icy cold glass of low-fat milk.

Substitute

Prepare as directed, using a devil's food cake mix.

Servings

  • 16 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 430
Total fat 22g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 320mg
Carbohydrate 58g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 41g
Protein 4g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from i made this for a dessert after dinner. i made this for a dessert after dinner. me and my family enjoyed it with some rich vanilla ice cream. this cake was moist it wasnt dry. u dont hae to b a very good baker to bake this cake it is simple as 1,2,3 i would make this again for dessert at my dinner table or for anything else great recipe
Date published: 2011-10-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from If you have a major sweettooth or just love chocolate like my husband and I then you will love this... If you have a major sweettooth or just love chocolate like my husband and I then you will love this cake. My husband and I are not big on peacans so we substituted peanuts for the peacans and it tasted great.
Date published: 2006-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this recipes because its just a simple box cake, but the frosting is great! I love this recipes because its just a simple box cake, but the frosting is great!!! I love the caramel and the coconut and the oreos on top, its a delicious variation!
Date published: 2002-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from IT'S THE BEST CAKE IN THE WHOLE WORLD! IT'S THE BEST CAKE IN THE WHOLE WORLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IF YOU EAT IT, YOU WILL FEEL LIKE YOU ARE IN HEAVEN ON EARTH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2004-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I tasted it and it was yummmmm. I tasted it and it was yummmmm. Even my children like to have it all the time. I have tried it many a times and this cake has really come out very well.
Date published: 2004-09-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Made german chocolate cake from a cake mix, but it looked like the original. Made german chocolate cake from a cake mix, but it looked like the original. This looks like a chocolate cake.
Date published: 2002-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This cake was so good. This cake was so good. I made it for Father's Day. Everyone in my family really enjoyed it. Thanks Kraft!
Date published: 2005-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best, also easy to make. One of the best, also easy to make. Super taste!!
Date published: 2002-05-05
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