German Chocolate Cake Recipe

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German Chocolate Cake

linda mcdougal

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@lilacmemaw



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Ingredients

1/2 c
boiling water
4 oz
baking chocolate, sweetened
1 c
butter
2 c
sugar
4
eggs, separated
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2.5 c
cake flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
buttermilk

FROSTING INGREDIENTS

1 c
evaporated milk
1 c
sugar
3
egg yolks
1/2 c
butter
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1.33 c
flaked coconut
1 c
chopped pecans

Step-By-Step

1CAKE: Pour boiling water over chocolate in small bowl; stir until melted. Set aside to cool.

2In large mixer bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, add egg yolks 1 at a time, beat after each addition.

3On low speed beat in chocolate and sifted dry ingredients, beating whites.

4Divide among 3 (8 or 9 inch) greased and floured cake pans or line greased pans with waxed paper.

5Bake at 350 degrees for about 35 minutes.

6Frost with Coconut-Pecan Frosting.

7ICING: Combine all but coconut and pecans in saucepan; cook and stir over medium heat until thick, about 10-12 minutes.

8Stir in coconut and pecans.

9Spread between and on top of cooled cake layers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy