Gooey, rich, and delicious! This Earthquake Cake is full of chocolate, pecan, and coconuts and is an explosion of flavor with each bite!
Servings: 12 people
- 1 box (15.25 ounces) chocolate cake mix, mixed according to package directions
- 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
- ½ cup chopped pecans
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
- ½ cup (1 stick or 113g) butter, melted
- 2½ cups (312.5g) confectioners' sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
- 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
- chocolate ice cream, optional
Preheat oven to 350° and grease a 9x13-inch pan with cooking spray.
Prepare the cake batter according to package directions.
Sprinkle your coconut and pecans onto the bottom of the prepared pan.
Spread your cake mix over the top. Set aside.
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, butter, confectioners' sugar, vanilla, and salt.
Beat with a mixer until combined. Dollop the mixture over the cake, and spread it out.
Sprinkle chocolate chips on top and bake for about 50 minutes, or until the center is set.
Serve warm with ice cream, if desired.