German Chocolate Cake I

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German Chocolate Cake with brown sugar and coconut topping.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 inch square cake pan.
  • Sift the cake flour, 1 cup white sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together.
  • Cream 1/3 cup of the butter or margarine. Stir in 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons buttermilk and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Blend in the flour mixture and beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add the melted and cooled German sweet chocolate, eggs, and the remaining buttermilk. Continue to beat at medium speed for another minute more. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 minutes. Cool in pan for 15 minutes then frost.
  • To Make Frosting: Combine the coconut, brown sugar, cream, chopped nuts, 1/4 cup butter or margarine. Mix until of a spreadable consistency. Spread over top of baked cake. Broil 3 inches from heat until browned (about 3 minutes). Serve cake warm or cold.