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German Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients
  Sweet chocolate 4 Ounce (1 Package, Baker'S German'S)
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 2 Cup (32 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 and frosting 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Melt chocolate in boiling water.
Cool.
Mix flour, soda and salt.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each.
Blend in vanilla and chocolate.
Alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk, beating after each addition until smooth.
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 350° for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a cake tester in-serted in centers comes out clean.
Immediately run spatula around pans between cakes and sides.
Cool in pans 15 minutes.
Remove from pans; remove paper and finish cooling on racks.
Spread filling and frosting between layers and over top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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