German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake Recipe

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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 1/2 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 1/3 c
flaked coconut
1 c
chopped pecans

How to Make German Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

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