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German Sweet Chocolate Cake ~ LaWana and Becky~ Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rebecca Pace
Added: Thursday, March 15, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg Bakers German's Sweet Chocolate
1/2 cup boiling water
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup (2 sticks margarine or butter) softened
2 cups sugar
4 egg yolks
1 tsp Vanilla
1 Cup Buttermilk
4 egg whites

Directions:
Directions:
Microwave chocolate and water in large bowl on HIGH 1 1/2 - 2 minutes or until chocolate is almost melted, stirring halfway through heating time. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. Beat margarine and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in chocolate mixture and vanilla. Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating after each addition until smooth.
Beat egg whites in another large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Gently stir into batter. Pour in prepared pans--2 round pans . Bake 30 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched in center. Immediately run spatula between cakes and sides of pans. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pans. Cool 15 minutes; remove wax paper. Cool completely on wire racks.
Spread Coconut Pecan Frosting between layers and over top of cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a 'secret' Morrell/Pace recipe we are sharing for your future enjoyment and memories--both remembering and making.

 

 

 

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