Origional Baker's German Chocolate Cake

Origional Baker's German Chocolate Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 631.4
  • Total Fat: 38.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 160.9 mg
  • Sodium: 346.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 66.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 7.9 g

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Rich, Delicious, Gourmet Style Cake Rich, Delicious, Gourmet Style Cake
Number of Servings: 16



    *4 ounces Baker's German's Sweet Chocolate, melted and cooled
    *2 1/3 cup cake flour
    *1 1/2 cups sugar
    *1 teaspoon baking soda
    *1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    *1/2 teaspoon salt
    *2/3 cup butter, room temperature
    *1 cup buttermilk, divided
    *1 teaspoon vanilla
    *2 eggs


    1.5 cup evaporated milk
    1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
    1 cup granulated sugar
    1 cup butter
    2 teaspoon vanilla
    6 egg yolks, slightly beaten
    2 2/3 cups Baker's Angel Flake coconut (3-ounce can)
    2 cup chopped pecans


Grease two 9-inch layer cake pans and line bottoms with waxed paper. Sift together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Cream butter; add flour mixture, 3/4 cup buttermilk, and vanilla.

Stir until dry ingredients are moistened; beat at medium speed of electric mixer for 2 minutes, scraping bowl from time to time. Add melted chocolate, eggs, and remaining 1/4 cup buttermilk. Beat 1 minute longer. Pour batter into prepared cake pans. Bake in a preheated 350° oven for about 35 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pans on rack for 15 minutes. Remove and cool completely on racks. Frost with coconut pecan frosting, below.

In a saucepan over medium heat, combine milk, sugars, butter, and vanilla. Bring to a full boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat (mixture might appear a bit curdled). Quickly stir a small amount of the hot liquid into the beaten egg yolks; return egg yolk mixture to the hot mixture in saucepan and blend well. Return to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in coconut and pecans. Cool to spreading consistency, beating occasionally.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SANDEEJ.

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  • Incredible!
    This was really good remained me of the cake my grandmother use to make. - 1/4/20

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  • Incredible!
    I love this recipe for German chocolate cake! Yummy - 12/8/19

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  • Incredible!
    So tasty! - 2/13/19

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  • Incredible!
    This is a great cake. I only get to have this for my birthday because it's not very diet friendly - 8/3/18

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  • This sounds good! However, just so you know, there is no such thing as "German chocolate cake" found anywhere in Germany. It is named for the baking chocolate (German). Nevertheless, hubby prefers this over any "authentic" German cake I make. I may try to replace sugar and reduce cals. - 11/15/09

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