"Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all."--Harriet van Horne

German'sSweet Chocolate Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for German'sSweet Chocolate Cake, by , is from Steinbring Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Grandma Wolters


1 pkg sweet chocolate
1 cup Butter
4 egg yolks
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup boiling water
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoons Baking Soda
2 1/2 cups sifted cake flour
1 cup Buttermilk
4 egg whites

Coconut Pecan Frosting
1 cup evaporated Milk
1 cup sugar
3 egg yolks
1/4 lb Margarine or Butter.
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 1/3 cup Coconut
1cup chopped Pecans

Melt Chocolate in water. Cool. Cream butter & sugar. Add egg yolks, add Chocolate & vanilla, Mix well. Sift salt, baking soda, flour, add with Milk mixture. Fold in beaten egg whites. Pour into flour & greased, 3, 8 or 9 inch pans to layer. Bake 350 Degrees 30 to 40 minutes. Cool. Than Frost

Coconut Pecan Frosting
combine Evaporated Milk, sugar, egg yolks, Butter, & vanilla. Cook & stir over medium heat until thick, about 12 minutes. Add Coconut & pecans. Beat until thick but pliable enough to spread on cake




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!