12 servings

This decadent chocolate cheesecake recipe features the flavors of a classic German chocolate cake with its chocolate crumb crust and creamy topping of of chopped pecans and flacked coconut. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Stir together first 3 ingredients; press into bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.

Step 2

Bake at 325° for 10 minutes. Cool.

Step 3

Beat cream cheese and next 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition. Pour into prepared crust.

Step 4

Bake at 350° for 35 minutes. Loosen cake from pan; cool. Chill 8 hours.

Step 5

Stir together evaporated milk and next 4 ingredients in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 7 minutes. Stir in pecans and coconut; spread over cheesecake.

Ratings & Reviews

JudyP2011's Review

June 19, 2011
This is the first cheesecake I 've ever made and it turned out great!

Tejaswini's Review

March 24, 2010
Its amazing! Try it to believe it!