Original German Sweet Chocolate Cake

Original German Sweet Chocolate Cake Recipe

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sharon judkins



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  • 4 oz
    baker's german sweet chocolate
  • 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 c
  • 2 c
  • 4
    eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1
    coconut-pecan frosting

How to Make Original German Sweet Chocolate Cake


  1. Melt chocolate in water; cool.
  2. Cream butter and sugar.
  3. Beat in egg yolks.
  4. Stir in vanilla and chocolate.
  5. Mix flour, soda and salt.
  6. Beat in flour mixture, alternately with buttermilk.
  7. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter.
  8. Pour batter into three 9-inch layer pans, lined on bottoms with waxed paper.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly pressed in center.
  10. Cool 15 minutes; remove and cool on rack.
  11. Frost cake.

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About Original German Sweet Chocolate Cake

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

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