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German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake

Photo: Hungry Rabbit

I think that this is the best German Chocolate Cake recipe around. An audacious claim I know.

This is a big, bold and beautiful chocolate cake.

Not sure which is more delicious – the cake or the contrasting milky coconut-pecan filling between the layers. Layers and layers of deliciousness.

This German Chocolate Cake is yet cake from the extraordinary talents of Hungry Rabbit.

German Chocolate Cake
For the Filling:
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 6 ounces evaporated milk (1/2 can)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar (3-1/2 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar, packed
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter cut into small pieces
  • ⅛teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cups sweetened shredded coconut, (about 3-1/2 ounces)
  • ¾ cup finely chopped pecans (3 ounces), toasted
For the Cake
  • 2 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped fine
  • 2 tablespoons Dutch-processed cocoa, sifted
  • ¼ teaspoon instant espresso powder
  • ¼ cup boiling water
  • 1 cups unbleached all-purpose flour (5 ounces), plus additional for dusting cake pans
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar (3-1/2 ounces)
  • ⅓ cup packed light brown sugar (about 2-1/2 ounces)
  • ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons sour cream, room temperature
  1. For the full recipe go here: German Chocolate Cake.

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