German Chocolate Cheesecake is a showstopper! With it’s luscious chocolate center and ooey-gooey coconut pecan topping, it truly is a decadent dessert. People will think it was made by a gourmet baker!
German Chocolate Cheesecake is perfect for anyone who loves the flavors of a German chocolate cake. It’s just the right blend of chocolate, coconut, and pecans.
This recipe starts by making a chocolate graham cracker crust which is filled with a luscious chocolate cream cheese mixture. When finished baking, it’s covered with a scrumptious mixture.
The stove-top coconut pecan topping is a yummy combination of butter, coconut, pecans, brown sugar, and half-and-half.
The coconut pecan mixture will slowly start to thicken as it cooks. Yummy!
You could certainly enjoy this chocolaty cheesecake without the addition of the topping, however, the topping is what turns this into a German Chocolate Cheesecake and into something extra special.
This cheesecake is made using a 9-inch springform pan. Depending on how small you cut the slices, this particular recipe can easily serve 8 people.
Need a tasty DIY gift? For those who love cheesecake + the flavors of German chocolate cake, look no further! Simply purchase several mini springform pans,and divide the recipe between mini pans. When finished, you can give the entire thing (springform pan and all) or just the cheesecake as a gift. Wrap it up in cellophane gift bag and a curly ribbon or place it in a gift box.
Add a nice card and Ta Da! A personalize, a delicious homemade treat to help someone feel special! **(A very nice alternative to serving a regular ole’ birthday cake too! Just add a few colorful birthday candles to the packing!)
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