German Chocolate Upside Down Cake

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This upside-down version of German chocolate cake is both quicker and easier then the traditional right side-up cake.

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Servings:
24
Yield:
1 - 9x13 inch cake

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cups water

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 cup flaked coconut

  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • 4 (1 ounce) squares German sweet chocolate

  • ½ cup water

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 eggs

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Not necessary to grease pan.

  2. In a sauce pan, combine 1 1/4 cup water and 1/4 cup butter or margarine. Heat until butter melts, then stir in brown sugar and coconut. Pour into ungreased 9x13 inch pan. Sprinkle marshmallows and nuts over top. set aside.

  3. For the cake: in a saucepan over low heat, combine chocolate with 1/2 cup water. Heat, stirring, until chocolate is melted. Remove from heat.

  4. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, soda and salt. Add sour cream, 1/2 cup butter or margarine, vanilla and eggs. Add chocolate mixture and beat 3 minutes. Carefully spoon batter over coconut marshmallow mixture in pan.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 50 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Place pan on foil or cookie sheet to guard against spillage.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

294 Calories
14g Fat
40g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 294
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 172mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 97mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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