The BEST homemade German Chocolate Cake with layers of coconut pecan frosting and chocolate frosting. This cake is incredible!
Sooooo since it’s my bithday and all, I thought I’d share a few fun facts about moi:Bake a cake that would make mama proud. German chocolate cakes are known for being rich, indulgent cakes, so enjoy a slice with a glass of milk. Ecorating german chocolate cake cakecentral hi i also had a german choc cake decorating dilemna and they wanted flowers on the cake for a guy so i just frosted it with choc frosting spread the coconut pecan frosting on top and made blue roses and the borders were in choc also best 25 german chocolate cakes ideas on pinterest “german chocolate recipe for dad s birthday cake” “german chocolate cake with coconut frosting so i m basically making this from the box instead of from scratch i’m sure it will turn out yummy” “we got chocolate” “german chocolate cake with coconut frosting a rich chocolate cake with a smooth sweet and nutty caramel like frosting ” see more german chocolate birthday cake recipe german chocolate birthday cake recipe photo by taste of home next recipe test kitchen approved 9 reviews re mended 45 irresistible chocolate mint treats print next recipe i made this for my husbands birthday because he requested german chocolate cake and it was fantastic. This German Chocolate Cake recipe is a classic! The moist chocolate cake paired with coconut pecan filling and chocolate frosting is so delicious together!
This German Chocolate Cake recipe is a classic! The moist chocolate cake paired with coconut pecan filling and chocolate frosting is so delicious together!
1/2 cup boiling water
4 ounces sweet cooking German chocolate
2 cups sugar
1 cup butter, softened
4 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups cake flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
4 egg whites, stiffly beaten
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 cups flaked coconut ( 2 cups)
1 cup chopped pecans ( 1 1/2 cups)
Heat oven to 350 degrees 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 eggs yolk, 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 & thicken before icing cake.
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