Grandma's German Chocolate Cake

Grandma's German Chocolate Cake

Traditional yummy german chocolate cake the way my grandmother taught me to make it.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:05

Hr:Mins

Makes

9

Servings

1
package Baker's German's Sweet Chocolate
1/2
cup boiling water
1
cup butter
2
cups sugar
4
egg yokes unbeaten
1
teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2
cups sifted cake flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup buttermilk
4
egg whites stiffly beaten
1
cup evaporated milk
1
cup sugar
3
egg yokes
1/2
cup butter
1
teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/3
cups coconut
1
cup chopped pecans
  1. Cake: Preheat oven to 350F. Melt chocolate in 1/2 cup of noiling water and col. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy adding egg yolks individually beating after each.
  2. Add vanilla and melted chocolate and mix until blended.
  3. Sift flour, soda, salt together. Add flour to the chocolate mixture alternately with buttermilk. Beat after each addition until smooth. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites
  4. Pour batter into three 8-inch layer pans which have bottoms greased. Bake for 35-40 minutes,
  5. Frosting: Combine milk,sugar,egg yolks, butter, and vanilla in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick(about 12 minutes).
  6. Remove from heat and add coconut and pecans beating until cool but spreadable consistency.
  7. When cake is fully cooled, cover with frosting and serve.
Makes Servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving ()
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.