Prep time: 15 Min | Cook time: 50 Min | Serves: 18-24

In less than 1 hour, you will have the best cake ever! I am not a very skilled pastry chef, but I am proud to say that I make the perfect cake! Give this one a try and I am sure that you are going to love it!


1 cup chopped pecans

1 cup coconut

1 package German chocolate cake mix*

3 large eggs

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup butter, room temp.

2- 8ounces package cream cheese, room temp.

3 1/2 cups confectioner’s sugar


Step 1: Line with parchment paper a 13×9-inch baking pan.

Step 2: Spread the chopped pecans on the bottom of the prepared baking pan.

Step 3: Spread the coconut over the pecans.

Step 4: Place the pan inside the oven and preheat.

Step 5: Remove from the oven and transfer the pecans and coconut in a medium bowl. Let it sit at room temperature to cool.

Step 6: Refer to the instructions provided on the package of the cake mix, then set aside.

Step 7: Place the cream cheese and butter in a microwavable bowl. Place it inside the microwave and heat until melted completely.

Step 8: Remove from the microwave and add in the confectioners’ sugar. Stir until well mixed.

Step 9: Transfer the cake mix over the coconut and pecans.

Step 10: Decorate the batter with the cream cheese mixture. Make large ribbons over the batter by swirling it carefully.

Step 11: Place it inside the oven and bake for 40 to 50 minutes at 350 degrees F or until done.

Step 12: Remove from the oven and let it sit at room temperature to cool for at least 10 minutes.

Step 13: Flip the cake on a platter or baking sheet.

Step 14: Serve and enjoy!


You can use vegetable oil instead of coconut oil.

You can also line with parchment paper a large springform pan.

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