GERMAN'S Sweet Chocolate Cake
GERMAN'S Sweet Chocolate Cake

GERMAN'S Sweet Chocolate Cake

2 Hr(s)
25 Min(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) 35 Min(s) Cook
Make any event extra special with a sweet chocolate cake. This GERMAN'S Sweet Chocolate Cake is triple-layer decadence with coconut-pecan icing.
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1/3 cup boiling water
3 eggs, separated
2 cups sifted cake flour
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1-1/3 cups sugar
3/4 tsp. vanilla
3/4 cup buttermilk
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 350°F.
2
Spray 3 (9-inch) round pans with cooking spray; cover bottoms with waxed paper. Add boiling water to chocolate in small bowl; stir until chocolate is completely melted.
3
Beat egg whites in small bowl with mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form; set aside. Mix flour, baking soda and salt. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in egg yolks, 1 at a time. Add melted chocolate and vanilla; mix well. Beat in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, mixing well after each addition. Gently stir in egg whites until well blended.
4
Pour into prepared pans.
5
Bake 35 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Immediately run spatula around cakes. Cool in pans 15 min. Remove cakes from pans to wire racks; remove waxed paper. Cool cakes completely. Meanwhile, prepare Coconut-Pecan Filling and Frosting.
6
Stack cakes on plate, filling layers and spreading top of cake with frosting. (Note: Nutrition is for both cake and frosting.)
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
This classic 3-layer cake is the perfect choice for a special occasion. Plan ahead and eat accordingly before indulging in a slice of this beloved cake.
Tip 2
Substitute
Substitute unsifted 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour for the sifted cake flour.
Tip 3
Notes
Cake can be prepared in the following alternate baking pans: For 1 (13x9-inch) pan, bake 45 to 50 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean; for 2 (8-1/2-inch) heart-shaped pans, bake 30 to 35 min. In high-altitude areas, use 1-3/4 cups plus 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour and 1 cup plus 1 Tbsp. sugar. For 2 (9-inch) layer pans, bake at 375°F for 30 to 35 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. For 1 (13x9-inch) pan, bake 40 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Nutrition
Calories
730
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43g
55%
Saturated Fat 23g
115%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 155mg
52%
Sodium 360mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates 81g
29%
Dietary Fibers 3g
11%
Sugars 66g
132%
Protein 7g
14%
Vitamin A
20%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
6%
Iron
80%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
16 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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