German Chocolate Upside-Down Cake

1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
1 (18.25 ounce) package German chocolate cake mix
3 large eggs
1-1/4 cups water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 pound powdered sugar, sifted

Grease a 13x9x2-inch pan. Line with wax paper and grease the paper.
Sprinkle coconut and pecans in the bottom of prepared pan; set aside.
Combine cake mix, eggs, water and oil in a large bowl; mix according
to package directions. Spoon batter over coconut and pecans.

Combine cream cheese and butter in a saucepan; cook over low heat,

stirring often, until butter melts and mixture is smooth. Stir in
powdered sugar. Spoon mixture evenly over batter. Bake at 350 degrees
for 40 to 45 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes;
invert cake onto a serving plate. Remove and discard wax paper.

Janie in East Texas