German chocolate cake (3 layers)

Yield: 16 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 ounces German sweet chocolate
½ cup Boiling water
1 cup Butter
2 cups Sugar
4 \N Egg yolks
4 \N Egg whites; stiffly beaten
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2½ cup Flour
1 teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
1 cup Buttermilk
\N \N Coconut pecan filling and
1 cup Evaporated milk
1 cup Sugar
3 \N Egg yolks
½ cup Butter
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1⅓ cup Coconut
1 cup Chopped pecans

FROSTING

From: hz225wu@... (Micaela Pantke) Date: Thu, 12 Aug 93 09:26:20 +0200 From: pld@... (Pat Dennis)

Melt chocolate in boiling water. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy, add egg yolks, vanilla, and chocolate. Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk. Fold in egg whites. Pour into three 9" pans, lined on bottoms with wax paper. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes. Frost tops with Coconut Pecan Frosting, leaving sides unfrosted.

Coconut Pecan Filling and Frosting: Combine all except coconut and pecans in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, about 12 minutes. When mixture thickens, remove from heat. Stir in coconut and pecans. Cool until spreadable.

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