Are you craving a rich and decadent dessert that will leave your taste buds dancing with delight? Look no further than this Homemade German Chocolate Cake recipe. In this article, we will walk you through the process of creating this delectable treat step by step. From the moist chocolate cake layers to the luscious coconut and pecan frosting, every bite is a heavenly experience. But before we dive into the recipe, let’s take a closer look at the ingredients you’ll need.


For the Chocolate Cake

Granulated Sugar 2 cups
All-Purpose Flour 1-3/4 cups
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 3/4 cup
Baking Powder 1 1/2 tsp
Baking Soda 1 1/2 tsp
Salt 1 tsp
Large Eggs 2
Buttermilk 1 cup
Oil (Vegetable or Canola) 1/2 cup
Vanilla Extract 2 tsp
Boiling Water 1 cup

For Coconut and Pecan Frosting

Light Brown Sugar 1/2 cup
Granulated Sugar 1/2 cup
Butter 1/2 cup
Large Egg Yolks 3
Evaporated Milk 3/4 cup
Vanilla Extract 1 tbsp
Chopped Pecans 1 cup
Shredded Sweetened Coconut 1 cup

For the Chocolate Frosting

Butter 1/2 cup
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 2/3 cup
Powdered Sugar 3 cups
Evaporated Milk 1/3 cup
Vanilla Extract 1 tsp


Now that you have all the ingredients ready, let’s get started with the step-by-step instructions for making this irresistible Homemade German Chocolate Cake.


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