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Christmas Earthquake CakeMerry Christmas Wish

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas

Uses a German chocolate cake mix and cream cheese to create a tender holiday Christmas Earthquake Cake.

Christmas Earthquake Cake


1 cup nuts
1 cup coconut
1 box German chocolate cake mix (prepared according to directions)
1 stick butter or margarine, melted
3 cups powdered sugar
8 ounces reduced fat cream cheese

Recipe Directions

Grease and flour a 13x9 inch pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Put 1 cup nuts and 1 cup coconut over bottom of pan. Prepare 1 box German chocolate cake mix according to directions on box. Pour over nuts and coconut.

Mix 1 stick melted margarine with 3 cups powdered sugar and 8 oz. cream cheese. Drop by spoonfuls over mix. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Cool cake.

Do not use frozen coconut. Keep in fridge or cool since it has cream cheese, but it can be reheated.

Note: You can further reduce the fat and calorie content by replacing 1/2-cup of the oil with applesauce.

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