Description Edit

Contributed by World Recipes Y-Group

Ingredients Edit

Cream cheese mixture Edit

Chocolate frosting Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating well.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Add melted chocolate or cocoa, mixing well.
  4. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition.
  5. Add water, mixing well; stir in vanilla.
  6. Bake in two greased 9 inch cake pans or one oblong pan for 35 minutes at 350°F.
  7. Let cool slightly; remove from pan(s).
  8. While still warm, break in large pieces; place in large oblong pyrex dish or other appropriate sized pan.
  9. Drop in cream cheese mixture and pour chocolate frosting over all.

Cream cheese mixture Edit

  1. Cream the softened cream cheese and add coconut and sugar; mix well.
  2. Drop by teaspoon on top of crumbled cake.
  3. Frost with the chocolate frosting.

Chocolate frosting Edit

  1. Combine sugar, milk, and butter in a medium saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture reaches soft ball stage (234°F).
  2. Remove from heat; add remaining ingredients, stirring until smooth and cooled slightly.
  3. Pour over cake and cream cheese mounds.

Note Edit

Boxed cakes can be used instead of scratch. Either yellow or chocolate.

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