German Chocolate Cake

In Uncategorized on August 7, 2009 at 6:47 am

4 oz German sweet chocolate
1/2 C. boiling water
1 C butter
2 C sugar
4 egg yolks, unbeaten
4 egg whites, stiffly beaten
1 Teas. vanilla
2 1/2 C. Cake flour
1/2 teas. salt
1 teas. soda
1 C. buttermilk

Melt chocolate in boiling water. Cool. Cream butter & sugar until fluffy. Add egg yolks & beat well. Add melted chocolate & vanilla. Mix.

Sift together flour, salt & soda. Add with buttermilk to chocolate mixture. Fold in whites.

Pour into 3 deep 8″ or 9″ layer pans, lined on bottoms with paper.

Bake at 350 degrees f 30 to 40 minutes. Frost with Coconut-Pecan frosting.

Coconut-Pecan Frosting

1 C. evaporated milk
1 C sugar
3 egg yolk
1/2 C. butter
1 teasp vanilla

Combine. Cook above & stir over medium heat until thickened, about 12 minutes.

Add 1 1/2 C. Angel Flake Coconut
1 C. chopped pecans

Beat until thick enough to spread


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