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German Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Elizabeth Adams Bundy
Added: Sunday, April 27, 2008


German Chocolate cake mix--- (18.6 oz)
3 large eggs*
1 1/4 c. cold water*
1/4 c. vegetable oil*

1 (6 oz.) can evaporated milk
2/3 c. sugar
1/4 c. butter or margarine
1 egg slightly beaten
dash salt

1 tsp. vanilla
1 (3 1/2 oz) can flaked coconut
1/2 c. chopped nuts


CAKE: Follow package instructions. Bake cake in 2 layers or tube pan (cut into two layers.)

COCONUT FROSTING and FILLING: In sauce pan, combine milk, sugar, butter, eggs and salt. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture thickens and begins to boil (12-15 minutes.) Remove from heat.

Add vanilla, coconut and pecans. Cool thoroughly. Frost two 8 or 9 inch layers.

*Ingredients needed when following instructions on the German chocolate cake mix package.




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