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German Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Sue DeVilbiss


1 Pkg German Sweet Chocolate
C. Boiling Water
1 C. Butter or shortening
2 C. Sugar
4 Egg Yolks (unbeaten)
1 tsp. Vanilla
tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Baking Soda
2 C. Cake Flour
1 C. Buttermilk
4 Egg Whites Stiffly Beaten

1. Melt chocolate in boiling water.
2. Cool.
3. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
4. Add egg yolks, one at a time and beat well after each.
5. Add melted chocolate and vanilla. Mix well.
6. Sift together salt, soda and flour.
7. Add alternately with buttermilk to chocolate mixture, beating well. Beat until smooth.
8. Fold in beaten egg whites.
9. Pour into three 8" or 9" cake pans (greased and floured.)
10. Bake in preheated moderate oven at 350 for 30-40 minutes.
11. Cool in pans for 5 minutes. Remove from pans to cool completely before frosting.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Sue made this for family get togethers because it was one of Wayne's favorites!




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