Diana's German Chocolate Cake

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“A wonderful "from scratch" German Chocolate cake recipe...a little labor-intensive, but certainly worth the extra effort!”
2hrs 55mins
1 four layer cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the butter and sugar.
  2. Add beaten egg yolks and beat well.
  3. Add the flour and buttermilk alternately to the mixture.
  4. Add the melted chocolate, then fold in stiffly beaten egg whites and salt.
  5. Add vanilla and mix well.
  6. Pour the batter into four 9" layer pans and bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes.
  7. Cool the cake completely in the pans.
  8. ------------Filling-------------p1.
  9. Cook the butter, egg yolks, sugar, and milk until thick enough to spread (20-30 minutes) stirring constantly over medium heat.
  10. Cool the mixture, then add nuts and most of the coconut.
  11. Spread the mixture between the layers and on the top and sides.
  12. Sprinkle the balance of the coconut on the top and sides.

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