REAL and I mean REAL German Chocolate CakeFrom greekgirrrl 8 years ago
- 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened shopping list
- 1-1/2 cups sugar shopping list
- 3 eggs shopping list
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract shopping list
- 2 cups all-purpose flour shopping list
- 3/4 cup baking cocoa shopping list
- 1 teaspoon baking soda shopping list
- 1 teaspoon baking powder shopping list
- 1/4 teaspoon salt shopping list
- 1 cup water shopping list
- 1 cup sauerkraut, rinsed, drained, squeezed dry and finely chopped shopping list
- 2/3 cup flaked coconut shopping list
- 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans shopping list
- FILLING/FROSTING: shopping list
- 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, melted shopping list
- 2/3 cup mayonnaise* shopping list
- 2/3 cup flaked coconut, divided shopping list
- 2/3 cup chopped pecans, divided shopping list
How to make it
- In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
- Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
- Beat in vanilla.
- Combine dry ingredients; add to the creamed mixture alternately with water.
- Fold in sauerkraut, coconut and pecans.
- Pour into three greased and floured 9-in. round baking
- Bake at 350 º for 20-24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
- center comes out clean.
- Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire
- racks; cool completely.
- In a bowl, combine melted chocolate and mayonnaise.
- Set aside 1-1/4 cups for frosting.
- To the remaining chocolate mixture, add half of the coconut and pecans; spread between cake layers.
- Spread reserved chocolate mixture over top and sides of cake. Combine remaining coconut and pecans; press onto sides of cake.
- Store in the refrigerator.
- Slice with a serrated knife.
The Cookgreekgirrrl Huntington Village, NY
The Rating48 people
I have made this cake "torta" many times - this was a recipe that was handed down to me from my grandmother - almost identical - I have her recipes hand written in german and am translating them - so what a great post!!!!ravenseyes in Belcamp loved it
YUM! I love german chocolate and this sounds wonderful!vickycummins in Munster loved it
This not only looks fabulous but sounds the same. Love it, great post. You have my 5 alsohenrie in Savannah loved it
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