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GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE - Janet Combs Kaufman Recipe
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4 oz. German Chocolate 1/2 c. Water 1 c. Butter 1 tsp. Soda 2 c. Sugar 4 Egg Yolks 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract 1 c. Buttermilk 2 3/4 c. Sifted Cake Flour 4 Egg Whites
Melt chocolate with water. Cool. Cream butter with sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks one at a time. Blend in melted chocolate. Dissolve soda in buttermilk. Mix and sift flour with salt. Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk, mixing thoroughly after each addition. Add vanilla. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. With a whisk, gently fold in egg whites.
Bake: 375º F. Time: 30-35 Minutes.
Use 3 8" pans lined with parchment paper. If you use wax paper it will stick to the bottom of the cake. High Altitude adjustment: Decrease sugar to 1 1/2 cups and Decrease Butter to 3/4 cup. Add 1/4 cup sifted flour.
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