German Chocolate Cake With Easy Coconut - Pecan Filling and Frosting

1
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.

Printable Recipe Card

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

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




Show 16 Comments & Reviews

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

These recipes definitely aren't the pits. Here are some of our favorite peach recipes on Just A Pinch - we promise they're delicious!

15 Cobbler Recipes To Make For Summer Dessert

15 Cobbler Recipes To Make For Summer Dessert

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy and always delicious, cobblers are one of our favorite summer desserts! From classic peach to cheery cherry to drool-worthy chocolate, you need to check out these homemade cobbler recipes...

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...