1/2 cup boiling water Pour into Bundt pan and bake for 40 … -Steve. Besides, so many German chocolate cake recipes that I see these days are really just a regular chocolate cake made with unsweetened cocoa powder rather than using actual German’s chocolate. Baker’s German Sweet Chocolate (4oz) If you’re not going to add our Chocolate Buttercream Frosting, you can spread this Coconut-Pecan frosting between the layers and on top of your cake and call it a day. Use the frosting to pipe some flowers, or in my case some “floppy flowers” around the top layer of the cake. 1. 1/2 cup Butter Then, add the BAKING SODA. Smile. Alright then, let’s head on out to the kitchen, and… Let’s Get Cooking! Hi Carole, I just have to tell you that you are now my new most favorite person. Gently pull off the parchment paper. If you are a lover of chocolate, you can’t stand the savory flavor of the cake and barely resist grabbing a big bite if the cake is on your sight. You can carry on her legacy with it. Mix for 2 minutes or until smooth. I used my Kitchen Aid to mix and knead the dough since my hands can’t do that anymore. I had seen a similar recipe a few years ago but never had tried it. It looks delicious! Press this down so it sticks, then spray the parchment paper and around the sides of the pan until they are lightly coated. I’ll be waiting to hear how you like it. I do hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. I haven’t tried to make bread with it yet, but I hope to do that before too long. You don’t want to deflate the egg whites, so you need to do this gently. As mentioned, this was my first time using my KitchenAid since I bought it. To make the frosting you’ll simply whisk together some granulated sugar, evaporated milk, and beaten egg yolks in a saucepan. In a medium saucepan combine 1/2 cup evaporated milk, 2 egg yolks, 2/3 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup butter and 1/2 tsp salt. Scoop down from the bottom of the bowl and fold the batter over on top of the egg whites. Combine the wet and dry ingredients, then turn the cake batter into the prepared cake pans and bake until done. I am going to be making this for church soon. Make cake according to package directions. (and I’m not a true chocolate lover). Of course, that means you don’t get to eat the cake scraps either, but be patient, you’ll get to enjoy the cake itself shortly. Your cake is absolutely stunning!! Add baking soda. This Authentic German’s Chocolate Cake is the original recipe for this super moist, mild chocolate cake, and it’s frosted with the most delectable Pecan Coconut Frosting that you’ll ever eat!! Smooth it out fairly smooth but you don’t have to get carried away with it. I’ve got a German Chocolate Cheesecake and German Chocolate Cookie Stacks, but no actual cake.Crazy! Stir well to combine. The layers need to bake for about 30 to 35 minutes or until they pass the toothpick test for doneness. Sign Up For Our Free Newsletter:  While you’re here, be sure to sign up for our totally FREE NEWSLETTER. I do hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. It IS a little bit “involved,” but it sure is worth the effort once you get it completed. German Chocolate Cake – You’ll need these ingredients to make the layers. Please note that this will make enough frosting to place between the layers and on top of the cake, but doesn’t make enough to frost the outside of the cake. Be Blessed!!! German Chocolate is my aunt’s favorite cake. Just do your best to get an equal amount in the pans. Once the flour is sifted, measure it carefully. What makes German chocolate cake different from chocolate cake? These were made by Wilton brands and I ordered them online. I look forward to hearing how you like it. It was super light fluffy and moist (don't overcook it even a little). This thin layer is called a crumb coat. Stay Warm! Let cool. Add flour mixture, alternating with buttermilk, beating after each addition until smooth. Thank you for being a subscriber to the Newsletter. It will come in handy with my hands and fingers as well. ★☆ Pour into pan and bake at 350°F for 55 minutes or until brown. At least I get to enjoy the results. If using nuts, sprinkle over bottom of pan. Give it a good stir until the chocolate has all melted. Instead, stir your flour around to fluff it, spoon it into your measuring cup, and level it off with the back of a knife. Be Blessed!!! -Steve. The company named the chocolate after Samuel, calling it German’s Chocolate… I don’t know how they do it. 2 cups Sugar Add vanilla. This is the only German Chocolate Cake recipe you'll ever need! Add the third cake layer. Add vanilla. As we said at the beginning, “It isn’t easy, but it IS elegant.”. Be Blessed!!! The signup box is below and you’ll also find one in the top right hand corner of each page. When measuring your flour, avoid scooping it from the container. I have a confession. Steve, you are a jewel. Great Cake! Whisk dry ingredients together. Test with toothpick. Measure out all the needed flour into another mixing bowl. Printable recipe included. The difference between German chocolate cake and chocolate cake is the type of baking chocolate used. We’ve got a small chain of grocery stores here in North Carolina that makes this cake with the buttercream frosting, and I’ve come to prefer it that way as opposed to just adding the filling between the layers and on the top. Add 1/4th of the egg whites to batter, mix in well. Spray a 12 cup Bundt pan with cooking spray and set aside. Combine cake mix, eggs, oil and water. But, if you have a chocolate lover that you’d like to impress – THIS is your cake. I do appreciate your visit today, and I’m thankful you subscribe to our Newsletter. Add about one third of the flour. You might also like this cake: Raspberry Heart Cake Recipe, Or, maybe this:  Old Fashioned Pineapple Cake Recipe, How about this one:  Pig Picking Cake Recipe, Tags: Baker's German's Sweet Chocolate, baking, cake, chocolate bar, chocolate buttercream frosting, coconut pecan filling, coconut pecan frosting, desserts, German Chocolate Cake, made from scratch, Steve Gordon, Taste of Southern. You can purchase ready cut circles or just buy a roll and cut your own circles to fit. I’ve found that a butter cake mix and a buttercream frosting is the best combination. With part of the flour mixed in, I’m adding half of the buttermilk, It will only take a few seconds to work the flour or buttermilk in after each addition. Pour into Bundt pan and bake for 50-65 minutes or until pick inserted in center comes out clean. I always suggest that you break the egg into a small bowl first. If it is wet looking with crumbs, you need to bake it a minute or two longer. Spread a thin layer of the buttercream frosting across the top and around the outside of the layers. She has good tastes for sure. se natural unsweetened cocoa powder so that it reacts with baking soda and helps the cake rise. There is a difference. Another good indication is if the layers have pulled away from the side of the pan and the center of the cake springs back when lightly pressed. Just sift a little more than you think you need into a large bowl. I use this handy little gadget that I’ve had for years to separate the yolks from the whites. I’d love to hear your thoughts on it. How to Make German Chocolate Cake Frosting. Set aside. -Steve. German Chocolate Cupcake (Caramel Pecan) Topping While the cupcakes bake and cool, make the german chocolate cake (or in this case cupcake) filling. ★☆ into greased and floured bundt pan(I use Baker Joy to spray pan).Bake at 350 degrees for 40 Then, I just don’t have the talent for it. Add the tub of frosting and gently fold into the cake mix until completely combined. -Steve. I’m glad you found us, and glad that you stopped by. Add coconut. 4 Egg Yolks Hope nothing serious happened. Wow…what a beautiful cake! https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/17765/german-chocolate-cake-frosting Now, tilt your head and tell me if that looks like a smiley face in the pot? Add half of the buttermilk. This will create a wall or barrier to help hold in the filling. Smile. Aug 4, 2013 - Make a german chocolate cake (box). One of my granddaughters always asks for German chocolate cake for her birthday. Once you’ve applied this thin crumb coat, place the cake in your refrigerator for 30-45 minutes to let the frosting firm up. I suggest slicing the butter for the frosting into small pieces so it melts evenly and quickly. I’m just playing and having fun. My families version is a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting covering the cake and coconut frosting on top and in the center of the cake. The cake … It’s a good reason to keep practicing. Gently FOLD the whipped egg whites into the batter. Sift and measure out the cake flour. Do not burn them. Stir until chocolate melts. It works most of the time, but I did break one while taking these photos. Assemble your cake: I’m going all out and using both the Coconut-Pecan for filling, and our Chocolate Buttercream Frosting. You really want to be using a Baker’s German’s Sweet Chocolate Bar in this recipe. 1 cup Buttermilk It helps hold any loose crumbs that might be on your cake that could get into the frosting. We all appreciate it very much. Why would you want to thicken German chocolate cake frosting? Place the pecans in an oven that has been pre-heated to 350F degrees. Although this is dessert that takes time to make, this is a beautiful cake. It did hurt, but I lived through it. Required fields are marked *, Rate this recipe 1 cup Sugar For German chocolate cake, you’d use German’s chocolate, which is around 48% cacao. Spread a layer of the filling in the center of your flowers and finish decorating your cake as desired. It always amazes me that egg whites alone will do this. Do you get the idea? So, set aside a little extra time and make one deliciously moist and awesome German Chocolate Cake. I hope you’ll try the recipe one day. Coconut Pecan Frosting – You’ll need these ingredients. Let cool. How to make it. Spread a layer of the filling inside the barrier wall. Grease and flour 3 – 9inch baking pans. Lightly grease the bottom of a small sheet pan and spread the pecans out in one single layer. Am I right? 3 Egg yolks, slightly beaten Place both in a mixing bowl, add water, eggs, and oil. It’s just the way I know this cake best. Scrape down the sides of the bowl, the bottom of the bowl, and the beaters as needed. It’s just got a few extra steps you’ll need to take to complete the layers and the filling. We’re going to alternate between adding flour and buttermilk in this order. Add chopped chocolate to boiling water. CAKE.I prefer to use a chocolate cake made from scratch, but you can use a boxed cake mix if you prefer. -Steve. When done, let the cake cool inside of the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Blessings – CA, Hi Carol Anne, Thank you for the compliment. Chop the chocolate bar into small pieces. The store sells a whole cake for 12.99 as of this writing. Thank you for your visit. My suggestion was that she could try a can of chocolate frosting. Add another third of the flour. Little things like chopping up a sweet chocolate bar, whipping egg whites, and toasting pecans. I prefer to toast my pecans first. We’ve taken the classic version of this cake and stepped it up a notch with the addition of our Chocolate Buttercream Frosting. 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