German Chocolate Cake Recipe
German Chocolate Cake Recipe
  • prep: 1 hr 5 min
  • cook: 50 min
  • total: 1 hr 55 min
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  • Summary

    This Classic German Chocolate Cake Recipe is made with layers of decadent, moist chocolate cake and frosted with rich buttery coconut-pecan frosting and indulgent chocolate buttercream. This cake is sure to impress for the holidays, a birthday or any celebration!

    Ingredients

    • 4 oz baking chocolate (chopped)
    • 1/2 cup boiling water
    • 1 cup Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter (room temperature)
    • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
    • 4 large eggs (separated (egg yolks in one bowl and egg whites beaten until stiff peaks in another bowl))
    • 2 1/2 cups cake flour (sifted)
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 cup buttermilk (room temperature)
    • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
    • 1 cup evaporated milk
    • 1 cup brown sugar (packed)
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 1/3 cup flaked coconut
    • 1 cup chopped pecans
    • 1 1/2 cups Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter
    • 6 cups confectioner's sugar
    • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
    • 1/4 cup milk
    • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
    • 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 22
    • 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
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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