How to make German Chocolate Cake
1 package Pillsbury Moist Supreme German Chocolate Premium Cake Mix
Additional ingredients to prepare cake mix per package instructions
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup pecan pieces
2 containers Pillsbury Creamy Supreme Coconut-Pecan Flavored Frosting
1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Prepare cake mix according to package directions.
Divide batter into 3 prepared (8-inch) round cake pans.
Bake and cool according to package directions, but reduce baking time to 19 to 22 minutes.
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add pecan pieces. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly toasted.
Remove from skillet. Let cool.
Place 1 cake layer on a serving plate, rounded side down.
Top with about 1 cup frosting.
Repeat cake and frosting layers two more times.
Arrange cooled pecans on the frosting on top of the cake.
Microwave chocolate in a small heavy-duty plastic bag at a height of 35 to 45 seconds or until melted and smooth when kneaded.
Cut a small corner off the bag.