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German Fried Egg Cake (Spiegeleierkuchen)

German fried egg cake, also called spiegeleierkuchen, is a fun Easter dessert that your family will love. Fool everyone with this sweet sunny side up egg cake!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine: German
Servings: 9
Calories: 268kcal


  • 1 box of German Chocolate Cake mix or basic Chocolate cake mix and ingredients needed
  • 1 box of White Chocolate Instant Pudding
  • 1 cup of Milk
  • 1/2 a cup of Sour Cream
  • 1 can of Apricot Halves
  • 1 Lime zested
  • 1 Dark Chocolate Bar grated
  • White Decorating Sugar


  • Start by preparing your cake according to box instructions.
  • Bake the cake according to the package instructions, and then let it cool completely.
  • Next mix your pudding mix and milk until well combined. Add, in sour cream and whisk until well combined.
  • Frost the smoothed cake as evenly, and smoothly, as possible.
  • Place apricot halves on a towel, and dry off juice. Place halves on cake as shown.
  • Grade over cake your lime, dark chocolate- to look like flecks of black pepper, and seasonings.
  • Sprinkle with sugar.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 419mg | Potassium: 242mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 124IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 3mg