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GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Submitted by Christina Ragusin; From the Kitchen of Rachel Beaver

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
1/2 c. boiling water
4 ozs. Sweet cooking German chocolate
2 c. sugar
1 c. butter, softened
4 egg yolks
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c cake flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 c. buttermilk
4 egg whites, stiffly beaten

Coconut Pecan Frosting:
1 1/2 c. sugar
3/4 c. butter
1 (12 oz.) can evaporated milk
4 egg yolks
2 c. flaked coconut
1 1/2 c. chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Cake:
- Heat oven to 350 deg. F. Grease 2 9-inch square pans or 3 8-inch round pans.
- Pour boiling water on chocolate, stirring until chocolate is melted; cool.
- Mix sugar and butter in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks, one at a time. Beat in chocolate and vanilla on low speed.
- Mix in flour, baking soda and salt alternately with buttermilk, beating after each addition until batter is smooth. Fold in egg whites.
- Divide batter among pans. Bake square pans 40-45 minutes or round pans 35-40 minutes.
- Check for doneness with toothpick in center. Cool and top with Coconut-Pecan Frosting.

Coconut Pecan Frosting:
- Mix sugar, butter, milk, vanilla and egg yolks in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until thick, about 12 minutes.
- Take off heat. Stir in coconut and pecans. Beat until spreading consistency. Allow to cool and thicken before icing cake.

 

 

 

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