Red Velvet Earthquake Cake

  • 1 Duncan Hines Red Velvet
  • cake mix
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 12 oz. pkg. chocolate chips
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 stick unsalted butter 1/2 cup
  • 4 cups powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Grease and flour a 9x13” baking dish.
  • Spread pecans, coconut and then chocolate chips in the bottom of the prepared dish.
  • Mix cake mix according to package directions.
  • Spread over top of chocolate chips.
  • Melt butter and cream cheese over low to medium heat in small saucepan.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add powdered sugar and whisk to combine.
  • Spread powdered sugar mixture over top of cake batter in baking dish.
  • Smooth the top.
  • Bake for 30 minutes and tent with foil.
  • Bake an additional 30 -45 minutes or until cake tests done.
  • Cool completely before cutting into squares.
  • Store covered tightly.

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