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German Sweet Chocolate Cake

Everyone seemed to like this German Sweet Chocolate Cake I baked. Most of my friends with whom I have shared this recipe tell me that this German Sweet Chocolate Cake is an easy, nice and crowd-pleasing one. You will be making it again soon!
  Baker's german sweet chocolate 4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Swans down 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted
  Cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg whites 4
  Coconut pecan filling 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Frosting 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Melt chocolate in boiling water; cool.
Sift flour with soda and salt.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Blend in vanilla and melted chocolate.
Add flour mixture, alternately with the buttermilk, beating after each addition until smooth.
Beat egg whites until they form stiff peaks; fold into batter.
Pour batter into three 9-inch layer pans which have been lined on bottoms with paper.
Bake at 350°F for 30 to 35 minutes, until cake springs back when lightly pressed in center.
Cool cake in pans 15 minutes; then remove and cool on rack.
Spread Coconut-Pecan Filling and Frosting between layers and over top of cake.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8266 Calories from Fat 2755

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 310 g477%

Saturated Fat 158.4 g792.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1224.2 mg408.1%

Sodium 3170.3 mg132.1%

Total Carbohydrates 1268 g422.7%

Dietary Fiber 75.8 g303.2%

Sugars 656.6 g

Protein 139 g278.2%

Vitamin A 129.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 65.9% Iron 11.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

German Sweet Chocolate Cake Recipe