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Earthquake Cake

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Category: Cakes
Servings: 10

Submitted By: Lynn VanVactor
Recipe Source: Do not recall


  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 box german chocolate cake mix
  • 1 stick margarine
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese
  • 1 box confectioners sugar


  1. 1.Butter the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan and cover with pecans, then coconut. Prepare cake mix according to directions on box and pour over pecans and coconut. Cream the margarine, cream cheese and sugar; spoon onto cake. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Cake top will crack.