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

  • 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

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