Earthquake Cake Recipe

Thursday, December 26, 2013

  • 1 (18 ounce) package chocolate cake mix  (any type you like) or 1 (18 ounce) package devil's food cake mix
  • 1⅓ cups water, to prepare cake
  • ½ cup vegetable oil, to prepare cake
  • 3 large eggs, to prepare cake
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (like: pecans or english walnuts)
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened (low fat if you prefer)
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • ¾ cup semisweet chocolate morsel


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 13 x 9 pan. (i used Pam cooking spray.)
  3. Evenly sprinkle nuts and coconut on bottom of pan.
  4. In a large bowl prepare cake mix: Blend cake mix, water, oil and eggs at low speed for 30 seconds.
  5. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  6. Pour batter over nuts and coconut.
  7. In a separate bowl mix the cream cheese, butter confectioners sugar and vanilla extract until smooth.
  8. Drop by spoonfuls over batter, do not mix in Sprinkle with chocolate chips.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes. Enjoy!

Note: Serves 12.


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  2. Mine does not look like the picture. Was I supposed to swirl in the cream cheese part? I'm sure it will taste fine...