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German Chocolate-Sauerkraut Cake
German Chocolate-Sauerkraut Cake

German Chocolate-Sauerkraut Cake

2 Hr(s) 30 Min(s) incl. cooling
30 Min(s) Prep
2 Hr(s) Cook
Try something new with this luxuriously delicious German Chocolate-Sauerkraut Cake! Sauerkraut and coconut are the secret ingredients that give this recipe for German Chocolate-Sauerkraut Cake its rich texture.
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24 servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup plus 1 Tbsp. butter, softened, divided
4 eggs
1-1/2 tsp. vanilla, divided
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
2 Tbsp. water
1/2 cup powdered sugar
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 350°F
2
Melt 4 oz. chocolate as directed on package; set aside. Combine flour and baking soda. Beat granulated sugar and 1/2 cup butter in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in melted chocolate and 1 tsp. vanilla.
3
Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk, mixing well after each addition. Stir in sauerkraut and 1 cup coconut.
4
Pour into greased and floured 12-cup fluted tube pan.
5
Bake 1 hour or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 10 min. Loosen cake from sides of pan with knife. Invert onto wire rack; gently remove pan. Cool cake completely.
6
Meanwhile, spread nuts and remaining coconut onto bottom of shallow pan. Bake, stirring frequently, 7 to 10 min. or until golden brown, Cool.
7
Microwave water with remaining chocolate and butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min. or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Add powdered sugar and remaining vanilla; mix well. Drizzle over cake; sprinkle with toasted nuts and coconut. Let stand until glaze is firm.
Kitchen Tips
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Mindful Eating
Engage in mindfulness and slowly savor the flavor of this delicious chocolate cake with a present mind.
Nutrition
Calories
220
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
9%
Saturated Fat 4g
20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg
10%
Sodium 380mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates 36g
13%
Dietary Fibers 3g
11%
Sugars 26g
52%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
24 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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