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  • Serves: 16 Servings

German Chocolate Cake (3 Layers)

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 4 oz German sweet chocolate
  • 1/2 c Boiling water
  • 1 c Butter
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • 4 Egg whites; stiffly beaten
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 2 1/2 c Flour
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 c Buttermilk
  • Coconut pecan filling and


1 c Evaporated milk
1 c Sugar
3 Egg yolks
1/2 c Butter
1 ts Vanilla
1 1/3 c Coconut
1 c Chopped pecans

Melt chocolate in boiling water. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy, add
egg yolks, vanilla, and chocolate. Add dry ingredients alternately with
buttermilk. Fold in egg whites. Pour into three 9" pans, lined on bottoms
with wax paper. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes. Frost tops with Coconut
Pecan Frosting, leaving sides unfrosted.

Coconut Pecan Filling and Frosting: Combine all except coconut and pecans
in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, about 12
minutes. When mixture thickens, remove from heat. Stir in coconut and
pecans. Cool until spreadable.

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