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German Chocolate Cheesecake



  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box German chocolate cake mix
  • 2/3 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup soft butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar

Sour Cream Frosting

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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  1. Mix cake mix, coconut, butter and 1 egg and put into bottom of a 12 x 9-inch ungreased pan.
  2. Beat cream cheese with remaining 2 eggs, vanilla extract and sugar until smooth. Spread over the cake mix in pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven and spread Sour Cream Frosting over top. Allow cake to cool.
  4. Refrigerate at least 8 hours before cutting.
  5. Add sugar and vanilla extract to sour cream and stir until sugar is dissolved.