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

Step-By-Step

1Microwave chocolate and water 1-2 minutes stirring after 1 min. until chocolate is melted. Spray 9 x 11 in. pan.
2Beat 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.
3Blend in melted chocolate and vanilla, add flour mixture, alternately with buttermilk, beating until well blended after each.
4Add egg whites stirring gently until well blended. Pour into prepared pan, Bake at 350 for 30 min.
5While 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.
6Add 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