German Chocolate Cheesecake

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German Chocolate Cheesecake Cake starts with a cake mix swirled with a cheesecake filling and topped with the most amazing homemade frosting!

German Chocolate Cheesecake

German Chocolate Cheesecake

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

Ingredients

For the cake:

  • 1 box German chocolate cake mix
  • ingredients needed per package directions eggs, oil & water

For the cheesecake filling:

  • 2 (8 oz) blocks cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten

For the coconut pecan frosting:

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup salted butter, cubed
  • 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups sweetened flaked or shredded coconut
  • 1-1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

For the cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray a 9X13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Prepare German chocolate cake batter according to package directions; set aside.

For the cheesecake filling:

  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
  2. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined.

To prepare cake:

  1. Pour half of the prepared German chocolate cake batter into a greased 9×13-inch baking dish.
  2. Gently pour cream cheese mixture over batter. Gently spoon remaining cake batter over top; spread to edge of pan.
  3. Bake at 325° for 70-75 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 1 hour.

For the coconut pecan frosting:

  1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, milk, butter and egg yolks Cook and stir over medium-low heat until thickened and a thermometer reads 160° or is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon.
  2. Remove from the heat.
  3. Stir in vanilla; fold in coconut and pecans.
  4. Cool until frosting reaches spreading consistency.
  5. Frost cooled cake.

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German Chocolate Cheesecake

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