We suggest putting the coconut and pecans right in the frosting to make this German Chocolate Cake extra special. But any way you make it, German Chocolate is bound to please.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
45 mins
additional:
45 mins
total:
1 hr 45 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 13x9-inch cake
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Cake:
Frosting:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan.

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  • Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans. Pour into pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

  • For frosting, combine sugar, evaporated milk, egg yolks and butter in medium saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Add coconut, 1 cup pecans and vanilla extract. Stir until thick. Spread on top of cake.

Nutrition Facts

517 calories; protein 6.5g 13% DV; carbohydrates 51.8g 17% DV; fat 33.9g 52% DV; cholesterol 98.3mg 33% DV; sodium 423.5mg 17% DV. Full Nutrition
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