*GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE*
Made german chocolate cake ! It turned out delicious! I love this quick & easy recipe and it’s a treat for Beginners…. Must express something to keep getting my recipes…. Thank you
°1/2 c boil water
°4 ounces German sweet baking chocolate
°2 cups of sugar
°1 cup butter, softened
°4 egg yolks
°1 teaspoon vanilla
°2 1/2 cups cake flour
°1 teaspoon baking soda
°1 teaspoon of salt
°1 cup buttermilk
°4 egg whites, beaten stiff
+Coconut Pecan Frosting
°1 cup sugar (1 1/2 cups)
°1/2 cup butter (3/4 cups)
°1 cup evaporated milk (12 oz can)
°1 teaspoon vanilla (1 1/2 tsp)
°3 egg yolks (4 egg yolks)
°1 1/3 cup flaked coconut (2 cups)
°1 cup chopped pecans (1 1/2 cups)
Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Grease 2 9-inch square pans or 3 8-inch round pans.
Pour boiling water over chocolate, stirring until chocolate is melted; cool.
Mixing sugar & butter in mixing bowl to light and fluffy.
Beat the egg yolks, one at a time.
Incorporate chocolate and vanilla on low speed.
Add flour, baking soda and salt alternately with buttermilk, beating after each addition until smooth. Incorporate the egg whites.
Divide the batter into the moulds.
Bake square molds 40-45 minutes or round molds 35-40 minutes.
Check for doneness with a toothpick in the center.
Let cool and top with coconut pecan frosting.
Coconut Pecan Frosting: Combine sugar, butter, milk, vanilla and egg yolks in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 12 minutes. Remove from fire. Stir in coconut and pecans. Beat until smooth.
Allow to cool and thicken before frosting the cake