Thursday, October 2, 2008

Devil's Food Crater Cake

Here's another SWEET TOOTH recipe submitted by Joanna, author of A Cup of Jo. You should check her blog for more yummy recipes!

Joanna says:

Hi Sarah,

This has to be one of the best cakes I've ever had. I took it to a work picnic and everyone went insane about it. It's like a German Chocolate Cake, but gooier and more sinful... if that's possible.
O:-) It's one of those cakes that you scoop out of the pan instead of cut. I use a Devil's Food Cake mix but German Chocolate Cake mix can be used as well.


Devil's Food Crater Cake
1 cup pecans, chopped
1 cup flaked coconut
1 box Devil's Food Cake mix, prepared as on box directions
1 8 oz pkg. cream cheese
1 (2.05 oz) Milky Way candy bar
3/4 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup butter
1 16 oz box powdered sugar
1. Preheat over to 350 degrees F.
2. Spray 9 X 13 baking dish with non-stick spray.
3. Sprinkle pecans and coconut over bottom of baking dish.
4. Prepare cake mix as on box. Pour over pecans and coconut.
5. Melt over low heat cream cheese and butter. Stir in powdered sugar and continue stirring until blended. (It will look like there is a ton of powdered sugar, but it cooks down, so keep stiring it)
6. Pour or spoon cream cheese mixture over the cake batter.
7. Place baking dish on top of a cookie sheet just in case the cake overflows. Bake about 40-45 minutes.
8. While cake is baking, melt milky way candy bar in evaporated milk. Cool slightly.
9. When cake is baked, poke holes over the top with fork. Pour the chocolate cream over the top of cake.

Thanks Joanna! I know I told you I'm bringing my sick computer to the doctor tomorrow but I might not get her back in a couple of days so I made sure I posted your recipe first!


Joanna said...

Thanks so much! I'm in the mood to make it again now. I wish I had a party to go to. haha

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