The “best” cake


1 box yellow cake mix
1 (8 oz.) carton sour cream
1 pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix
3 eggs
1/2 c. oil
1/2 c. water
6 oz. chocolate chips
1/2 c. chopped pecans
1 bar German chocolate, grated


1 stick margarine
8 oz. cream cheese
1 box powdered sugar
1/2 c. chopped pecans
1 tsp. vanilla

I. Mix well: yellow cake mix with sour cream, vanilla pudding mix, eggs, oil and water.

II. Fold into mixture: chocolate chips, pecans and grated German chocolate bar. Save some grated chocolate for topping.

III. Bake in greased and floured 9 x 13 inch pan for 45 minutes at 350 degrees.

IV. ICING: Use mixer and cream margarine, cream cheese and powdered sugar. Then add chopped pecans and vanilla. V. Let cake completely cool before icing. Then top with remaining grated German chocolate.