German Chocolate Cake with Coconut Pecan Icing

LaDonna Skeels

By
@MistyRain

We are all chocolate lovers in my family and this is so moist and the coconut pecan icing is delicious.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
baker's 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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Microwave chocolate and water 1-2 minutes stirring after 1 min. until chocolate is melted. Spray 9 x 11 in. pan.
2
Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form,set aside, mix flour, baking soda, and salt. Beat butter and sugar in another bowl, until light and fluffy adding egg yolks one at a time.
3
Blend in melted chocolate and vanilla, add flour mixture, alternately with buttermilk, beating until well blended after each.
4
Add egg whites stirring gently until well blended. Pour into prepared pan, Bake at 350 for 30 min.
5
While cake is baking make your icing.Beat 4 egg yolks with 1 can evaporated milk, add 1 1/2 teas. vanilla, and 1 1/2 c. sugar, until well blended, cook on stove adding 3/4 c. butter, cook on med. heat for about 14 min. then remove from heat stirring constantly.
6
Add 1 7 oz.package of Bakers Angel Flake Coconut, and 1 1/2 c. chopped pecans mixing well, then spread onto cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy