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The Best German's Chocolate Cake

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“This is a very moist 3 layered chocolaty cake. I recently made it for my boyfriend on his 19th birthday. I got it off the back of the German's Chocolate Box but if you don't know it, you haven't had a great cake! Note: This is only the cake recipe. The chocolate frosting to this recipe i used will be separate and i use that frosting for the filling, it's so creamy and good that it tastes like a light mousse. The normal coconut pecan frosting I don't really like so I'm not adding it.”
1hr 30mins
1 yummy cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt all the chocolate in the water and cool, you can do this in the microwave, the chocolate will keep it's shape until you mix it.
  2. Cream butter and sugar in separate bowl, I used beaters, make sure it is nice and light and the butter has gained some volume.
  3. Beat in egg yolks.
  4. Stir in vanilla and chocolate to the butter and sugar mixture.
  5. Mix flour, baking soda and salt in separate bowl and then add this mixture alternately with the cup of buttermilk.
  6. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until they form stiff peaks, then slowly fold it into the batter.
  7. Pour batter into into 3 9inch layer pans.
  8. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly pressed in center.
  9. Immediately go around the pan with a knife to tear it away from the pan but keep the cake in the pans for 15 minutes.
  10. Remove and cool completely on rack.

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