Recipes: Desserts

German Chocolate Dessert

(9 - 12 Servings)

Cake

  • 1/3 cup "JIFFY" Baking Mix
  • 2 oz German sweet chocolate
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped

Frosting

  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup milk

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9” square pan.

For cake, in saucepan, melt chocolate and margarine or butter together, stirring well. Set aside. Blend eggs, baking mix, sugar and salt. Fold in vanilla, pecans and chocolate mixture. Pour into pan. Bake 30 - 35 minutes. Set aside to cool. For frosting, combine ingredients in a saucepan. Over medium heat, bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat and cool. Frost cooled cake.