German Chocolate Cake Recipe

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For the Chocolate Cake:

2 cups sugar

1-3/4 cups flour sifted

3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

2 large eggs

1 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup oil canola or vegetable

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 cup boiling water

For the Coconut Frosting:

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup butter

3 egg yolks

3/4 cup evaporated milk

1 tablespoon vanilla

1 cup chopped Pecans

1 cup shredded coconut

For the Chocolate Frosting:

1/2 cup butter

2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

3 cups powdered sugar

1/3 cup evaporated milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Find full recipe on Tastes Better from Scratch (link here).

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