German Chocolate Upside Down Cake

8 reviews, 4.8 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Easy to make, delicious cake.


1 cup Coconut
1 cup Pecans; chopped
1 pkg German chocolate cake mix; (2 layer size)
1 pkg cream cheese; (8 oz)
1/2 cup Butter
1 1-lb box powdered sugar; (4 3/4 cups), sifted

Original recipe makes 12



Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan; line pan with waxed paper and grease the waxed paper. Sprinkle coconut and pecans evenly in bottom of prepared pan. Set aside.

Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Pour cake batter evenly over coconut mixture.

In large sauce pan combine cream cheese and butter; cook and stir over low heat until cheese and butter are melted. Stir in powdered sugar. Pour evenly over cake batter.

Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes.

Invert cake onto serving plate. Remove waxed paper. Cool cake completely.

Sprinkle additional sifted powdered sugar over cake before serving.

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70goatgirl 2y ago

This was awesome!
70goatgirl 2y ago

Love, love, loved it!!!!!!
C.Hubb 3y ago

OMG! this cake is amazing. It is so moist and delish. I wasn't sure how the cream cheese layer would work, but it created a nice layer. I took it a step further once I took it out of the pan upside down. I added homemade chocolate frosting. We couldn't stop thinking about or eating the cake....
lattegirl11 4y ago

I made this all the time and lost my recipe my daughters birthday is July 4th and she wants this cake it is our family favorite.
mmhansen 5y ago

My sister in law made this for a birthday party. Since then I have made it 2 times and each time everyone has raved about it. Absolutely loved it. Can't imagine why anyone would give it less than 5 stars.
sch1944 6y ago

I simply can't wait to try this one! Thank You for Sharing!
pamcastle 8y ago

Another great dessert. Don't miss the opportunity to try this one if you like German Chocolate. Thanks for sharing.
crittermom17 10y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
webtexan 10y ago

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