Recipes: Desserts

German Chocolate Cake

(9 - 12 Servings)


Coconut Pecan Frosting

  • 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour an 8” round pan.

Combine cake ingredients. Beat on medium for 3 minutes. Pour into pan. Bake 35 – 40 minutes. Cool. Remove from pan, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. For frosting, combine milk, sugar, egg yolks, margarine or butter and vanilla. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened, about 12 – 15 minutes. Add coconut and pecans. Cut cake in half horizontally. Place bottom layer on serving plate. Spread 1/3 of frosting on top.   Place second layer on top of frosting. Spread remaining frosting on top and sides of cake.