German Chocolate Cake With Easy Coconut - Pecan Filling and Frosting

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Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

This is another one of my Grandma's Delicious cakes.

If I could I would give it a 10 star rating ...YUMMY :)

Rating:
★★★★☆ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8-12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

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FOR CAKE :

1 pkg
german sweet chocolate
2 1/3 c
cake flour
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
2/3 c
butter or margarine
1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
vanilla
2
eggs

FOR COCONUT PECAN FILLING / FROSTING

3/4 c
evaporated milk
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
butter or margerine
1 tsp
vanilla
3
egg yolks ; slightly beaten
1 1/3 c
coconut, flaked
1 c
chopped pecans

How to Make German Chocolate Cake With Easy Coconut - Pecan Filling and Frosting

Step-by-Step

  • 1FOR THE CAKE :
  • 2Melt chocolate over low heat and cool.
  • 3Sift flour with sugar,soda,baking powder and salt.
  • 4Soften butter ; Add flour mixture , 3/4 cup buttermilk and vanilla. Mix to dampen flour ; beat for 2 minutes @ medium speed of electric mixer , scraping bowl occasionally.
  • 5Add chocolate , eggs and the remaining 1/4 cup of buttermilk ; Beat 1 minute with mixer.
  • 6Pour into two 9" layer pans , lined on bottom with paper .
  • 7Bake @ 350° for about 35 minutes , or until cake tested with a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • 8Cool in pans for 15 minutes ; remove from pans and cool on rack....Frost.
  • 9FOR THE COCONUT - PECAN FILLING AND FROSTING :
  • 10Combine milk , sugars , butter and vanilla. Bring to a FULL boil , stirring constantly , Remove from heat ( Mixture may appear curdled ).
  • 11QUICKLY stir small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks ; then stir into hot mixture.
  • 12Return to boil , stirring constantly ; Remove from heat ; Add coconut and pecans.
  • 13Cool to spreading consistency , beating occasionally.

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About German Chocolate Cake With Easy Coconut - Pecan Filling and Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #coconut, #pecans




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