GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH COCONUT-PECAN FROSTING

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By
@E12

A great cake that taste as good as it looks!!

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Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
bakers german sweet chocolate
1/2 c
water
4
eggs, separated
2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
butter,softened
2 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
buttermilk

COCONUT-PECAN FROSTING

4
egg yolks
1 can(s)
(12 oz.) evaporated milk
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 1/2 c
sugar
3/4 c
(1 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine
1 pkg
(7 oz.) bakers angel flake coconut (about 2 2/3 cup)
1 1/2 c
chopped pecans

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350
2Cover the bottoms of 3(9-inch) round pans with waxed paper, spray sides with cooking spray.
3Microwave chocolate and water in a large bowl on high 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until chocolate is almost melted.stirring after 1 minute.
Stir until the chocolate is completely melted.
4Beat egg whites in small bowl with mixer on high until stiff peaks form,
Set aside.
5Mix flour,baking soda, and salt.
Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy.
Add egg yokes, 1 at a time, beating after each.
6Blend in melted chocolate and vanilla.
Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating until well blended
After each addition.
7Add egg whites, stir gently until well blended.
Pour into prepared pans.
Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.
8Immediately run small spatula around cakes in pans.
Cool cakes in pans 15 minutes.
Remove from pans to wire racks.
Cool completely.
9Spread coconut-pecan filling and frosting between cake layers and onto top of cake
10COCONUT-PECAN FROSTING:
11Beat egg yokes, milk and vanilla in a large saucepan with whisk until well blended.
12Add sugar and butter, cook on medium heat 12 minutes or until thickened and golden brown, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat.
Add coconut and nuts, mix well.
Let cool.
Makes about 4 1/2 cups of frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: German