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German Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, August 1, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 package German sweet chocolate
1/2 c boiling water
1 c butter
2 c sugar
4 eggs, separated
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 c cake flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 c buttermilk
Frosting:
1 c evaporated milk
1 c sugar
3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
1/2 c butter
1 tsp vanilla
11/2 c coconut
1 c pecans, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Melt chocolate in boiling water and cool. Cream butter and sugar add yolks 1 at a time beating well after each. Blend in vanilla and chocolate. Sift flour with soda and salt, add alternately with buttermilk to chocolate mixture, fold in beaten whites. Pour into 3 (8 inch) layer pans, lined on bottom with paper. Bake at 350 for 30 to 40 minutes. Cool
Frost tops only with German Chocolate Frosting
Frosting;
Cook and stir over medium heat milk, sugar, egg yolks and butter until thick about 12 minutes. Then add coconut and pecans. Cool until thick beating occasionally

 

 

 

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