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German Chocolate Cake Recipe! {Scratch}
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    This German Chocolate Cake tastes amazing! Moist German chocolate cake layers with a flavorful coconut and pecan filling. This recipe is always a crowd pleaser!

    Ingredients

    • 1 pkg. (4 oz) (113 g) Bakers German Sweet Chocolate Bar
    • 1/2 cup (118 g) boiling water
    • 4 eggs separated
    • 1cup (226 g) butter softened
    • 2 cups (400 g) granulated sugar
    • 2 1/2 cups (285 g) cake flour
    • 1 teaspoon (5 g) baking soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1.5 g) salt
    • 2 teaspoons (8 g) vanilla
    • 1 cup (242 g) buttermilk
    • COCONUT PECAN FILLING/FROSTING
    • 1 1/2 cups (171 g) pecans, chopped
    • 2 2/3 cup (7 oz) (198 g) flaked coconut
    • 4 egg yolks
    • 1 teaspoon (4g) vanilla
    • 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk, (you could also use 1 1/2 cups heavy cream)
    • 1 cup (200 g) granulated sugar
    • 1 stick (8 T.) (113 g) butter
    • CLASSIC CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING (OPTIONAL)
    • 2 sticks (226g) unsalted butter, softened (do not soften butter in the microwave)
    • 6 c. confectioners sugar (icing sugar) (796 grams) ** For cupcakes, I like to use 5 c. (675g) for a softer frosting
    • 1 c. cocoa, sifted (86 grams) measure then sift
    • 1/3 c. milk (75 grams)
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla (8 grams)

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    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
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    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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