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German Chocolate Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy German Chocolate cake recipe? Learn how to make German Chocolate cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tcsamulon

Makes 16 servings



3 layer chocolate cake with coconut and pecan icing

Recipe Ingredients for German Chocolate cake

2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
4 eggs
1 cup sugar
4 oz chocolate
1 cup butter
1 cup buttermilk
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup heavy cream
3 egg yolks
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 1/3 cup pecans
1 1/3 cup shredded coconut

Recipe Directions for German Chocolate cake

  1. melt chocolate in 1/2 cup boiling water, add vanilla

  2. separate eggs

  3. cream sugar and add egg yolks

  4. add melted chocolate

  5. sift flour with baking soda and salt

  6. add dry ingredients to egg and butter mixture alternating with buttermilk

  7. beat egg whites with sugar and cream of tartar

  8. fold into batter

  9. put in three round cake pans

  10. cook at 350 for 30 minutes

  11. make frosting

  12. assemble

Categories

Chocolate, Dessert, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 126.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
503
Calories from Fat
298
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
33.1g
51%
Saturated Fat
17.4g
87%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
144mg
48%
Sodium
392mg
16%
Potassium
161mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
47.6g
16%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
30.3g
Protein
6.3g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 6% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D-
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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