• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 1 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    The BEST homemade German Chocolate Cake with layers of coconut pecan frosting and chocolate frosting. This cake is incredible!

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups sugar
    • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 cup buttermilk
    • 1/2 cup oil (, canola or vegetable)
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1 cup boiling water
    • 1/2 cup brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup butter
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
    • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
    • 1 cup chopped Pecans
    • 1 cup shredded coconut
    • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 3 cups powdered sugar
    • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 15
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 705 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 40 g 61.27%
    • Saturated Fat: 16 g 79.57%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 549 mg 183.16%
    • Sodium: 463 mg 19.31%
    • Calcium: 159 mg 15.91%
    • Potassium: 307 mg 8.76%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 19.6%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 84 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20.62%
    • Sugar: 62 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 19.48%
    • Vitamin C 0.97%
    • Vitamin D 26.53%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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