German Sweet Chocolate Cake

German Sweet Chocolate Cake

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German Sweet Chocolate Cake


German Sweet Chocolate Cake Recipe.

How to Make German Sweet Chocolate Cake.

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German Sweet Chocolate Cake

German Sweet Chocolate Cake

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Course Cake
Cuisine American
Keyword Cakes, Food recipe, German Sweet Chocolate Cake
Prep Time 6 mins
Cook Time 6 mins


  • 1/4 lb. German Sweet Chocolate
  • 1/2 Cup boiling water
  • 1 Teaspoon soda
  • 1 Cup buttermilk
  • 2 Teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 1 Cup shortening
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 1/2 Cups sifted flour


  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Whipping Cream
  • 3 Egg Yolks
  • 1 Cup Coconut
  • 1/2 Cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 Cup butter Combine all ingredients in saucepan and boil until very thick, stirring constantly.  Spread between layers before cake is completely cool.  Frost sides and top with:


  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 1 Cup Cream
  • 1/4 Cup butter
  • 12 Large marshmallows
  • 1 Package Chocolate Chips Combine all but chocolate chips, boil 5 minutes stirring constantly.  Remove from heat, add chocolate chips. Beat until thick, spread.


Step 1

  • Dissolve chocolate in boiling water and set aside to cool.  Dissolve soda in half the buttermilk

Step 2

  •  Cream sugar and shortening.  Add egg yolks and beat well.  Add chocolate, then flour and buttermilk alternately.

Step 3

  • Stir in vanilla then fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.  Bake in three 9 inch layers at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.  Put layers together with filling.


German Sweet Chocolate Cake

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