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.
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.
Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk, mixing well after each addition. Stir in sauerkraut and 1 cup coconut.
Pour into greased and floured 12-cup fluted tube pan.
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.
Meanwhile, spread nuts and remaining coconut onto bottom of shallow pan. Bake, stirring frequently, 7 to 10 min. or until golden brown, Cool.
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.
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Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 36g
Dietary Fiber 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.