German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake Recipe

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linda mcdougal

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Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make German Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. CAKE: Pour boiling water over chocolate in small bowl; stir until melted. Set aside to cool.
  2. In large mixer bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, add egg yolks 1 at a time, beat after each addition.
  3. On low speed beat in chocolate and sifted dry ingredients, beating whites.
  4. Divide among 3 (8 or 9 inch) greased and floured cake pans or line greased pans with waxed paper.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 35 minutes.
  6. Frost with Coconut-Pecan Frosting.
  7. ICING: Combine all but coconut and pecans in saucepan; cook and stir over medium heat until thick, about 10-12 minutes.
  8. Stir in coconut and pecans.
  9. Spread between and on top of cooled cake layers.

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About German Chocolate Cake

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




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