German's Sweet Chocolate Cake
Sweet Chocolate (Baker's,
Sifted flour OR 2-1/2 sifted,
FROM: Baker's Germans' Sweet Chocolate package
Melt chocolate in boiling water. Cool. Cream buter and sugar until fluffy. Add yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each. Blend in vanilla and chocolate. Sift flour with soda and salt; add alternately with buttermilk to chocolate mixture, beating after each addition until smooth. Beat egg whites until stiff; fold in beaten whites.
Pour into three 9-inch layer pans, lined on bottoms with paper. Bake at 350~ for 30-35 minutes. Cool Frost tops only.
~=> Coconut-Pecan Frosting Combine 1 cup evaporated milk, 1 cup sugar, 3 slightly beaten egg yolks, 1/2 cup butter/margarine and 1 tsp vanilla. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, about 12 minutes. Add 1-1/3 cups flaked coconut and 1 cup chopped pecans. Cool until thick enough to spread, beating occasionally. Makes 2-1/2 cups.