German Chocolate Cake

Celebrate with the rich taste of chocolate cake topped with a creamy, pecan and coconut frosting.

German Chocolate Cake from Pillsbury™ Baking

Tags: Cakes, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 45 min
  • Ready Time: 90 min
  • Yield: 15 servings


  • Pillsbury™ Baking Spray with Flour
  • 1 package Pillsbury™ Moist Supreme® German Chocolate Premium Cake Mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 large eggs plus 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk, divided
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Spray 13 x 9-inch baking pan with flour no-stick cooking spray.
  • COMBINE cake mix, water, 3 eggs, oil and 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk in large bowl. Beat on low speed of electric mixer until moistened, then beat on high speed 2 minutes. Pour into prepared pan.
  • BAKE 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
  • COMBINE remaining sweetened condensed milk, egg yolk and butter in small saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat until thickened, about 6 minutes. Add pecans, coconut and vanilla; spread over warm cake.

Eagle Brand is a trademark of Eagle Family Foods Group, LLC, used by permission.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/15 of cake), Calories 350 (Calories from Fat 160), Total Fat 18g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 60mg, Sodium 290mg, Total Carbohydrate 44g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 32g), Protein 5g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 10%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.