German Sweet Chocolate Cake - Getgood
Author/Submitted by: Susan Getgood <email@example.com>
Melt chocolate in water; cool. Beat butter and sugar. Beat in egg
yolks. Stir in vanilla and chocolate. Mix flour, soda and salt. Beat into
chocolate mixture alternately with butter milk. Beat egg whites until
stiff peaks form; fold into batter. Pour into three 9-inch layer pans, lined
on bottoms with waxed paper. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes or until
cake springs back when lightly pressed in center. Cool 15 minutes;
remove from pans, finish cooling on racks. Spread Coconut-Pecan
Frosting between layers and over top of cake.
Coconut Pecan Frosting:
Combine evaporated milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla in saucepan.
Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in
coconut flakes and chopped pecans. Cool until thick enough to spread.
Makes 4-1/4 cups frosting. 12 servings.