Hubby's German Chocolate Birthday Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 525.8
  • Total Fat: 30.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 96.8 mg
  • Sodium: 203.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 63.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 6.6 g

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A recipe I found from King Arthur. A recipe I found from King Arthur.
Number of Servings: 16



    3/4 cup unsalted butter
    1 3/4 cup sugar
    1/2 teaspoon of salt
    2 teaspoons of expresso powder
    2 teaspoons of baking powder
    2 teaspoons of vanilla
    2 cups King Arthur flour
    3/4 cup dutch-process cocoa
    4 large eggs
    1 1/2 cup cool water


    1 cup semisweet chocolate chips or 1- 6 oz bag
    1/2 1% milk


    6 tablespoons of unsalted butter
    1/4 teaspoon of salt
    1/4 cup 1% milk
    1 cup light brown sugar
    1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
    1/8 teaspoon of pecan flavoring
    1 cup shredded toasted coconut
    1 cup chopped pecans toasted


Cream together first 6 ingredients, beat for 5 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating. Stir in cocoa. Alternate adding water and flour. Bake at 350 for about 40 minutes, until cake tester comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes, then turn out on rack.


Heat chocolate chips and cream together, stir till chocolate melts and is creamy. Slather on cake.


Add first 4 of the ingredients in saucepan, simmer gently for 5 minutes, add flavorings coconut and pecans. Put on top of cake. Yummy.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HOWDOIHEARTTHEE.

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