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German Sweet Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Edna Allspach Smith
Added: Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg (4oz.) Baker's German's Sweet Chocolate
1/2 c boiling water
1 c butter or margarine
2 c sugar
4 egg yolks
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 c sifted all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 c buttermilk
4 egg whites, stiffly beaten

Directions:
Directions:
Melt chocolate in boiling water. Cool. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each. Blend in vanilla and chocolate. Sift flour with soda and salt; add alternately with butter milk to chocolate mixture, beating after each addition until smooth. Fold in beaten whites. Pour into three 9 inch layer pans, lined on bottoms with paper. bake at 350 degrees for 30 - 40 minutes. Cool. Frost tops only.

Coconut-Pecan Frosting:
Combine 1 c evaporated milk, 1 c sugar, 3 slightly beaten egg yolks, 1/2 c butter or margarine and 1 tsp vanilla. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, about 12 minutes. Add 1 1/3 c Baker's Angel Flake coconut and 1 c chopped pecans. Cool until thick enough to spread, beating occasionally.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This family favorite is from the back of the Baker's German's Sweet Chocolate package.

 

 

 

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