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German Chocolate Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting

PREP TIME:

20 min

COOK TIME:

35 min

YIELD:

8 servings

INGREDIENTS:

Pillsbury® Baking Spray with Flour 1 cup buttermilk
1 (4 oz.) pkg. German's sweet chocolate bar COCONUT-PECAN FROSTING
2 1/4 cups White Lily® Enriched Bleached All Purpose Flour 1 cup PET® Evaporated Milk
1 tsp. baking soda 1 cup sugar
1 tsp. salt 3 large egg yolks
1 cup butter softened1/2 cup butter
2 cups sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract
4 large eggs lightly beaten1 1/2 cups shredded coconut
2 tsps. vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans

PREPARATION DIRECTIONS:

  1. 1.
    HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat three 9-inch round cake pans with flour no-stick cooking spray. Line with parchment paper. Coat paper with flour no-stick cooking spray.

  2. 2.
    MELT chocolate bar over low heat or microwave 2 to 4 minutes on MEDIUM (50% power), stirring several times. Cool. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.

  3. 3.
    BEAT butter about 30 seconds. Add sugar gradually; continue beating 5 to 7 minutes or until mixture is very light. Blend in melted chocolate, eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add flour mixture in 3 parts, alternating with 2 parts buttermilk. Beat at low speed after each addition just until combined. Spread batter evenly in prepared pans.

  4. 4.
    BAKE 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack.

  5.  
    COCONUT-PECAN FROSTING

  6. 1.
    COMBINE evaporated milk, sugar, egg yolks and butter in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla, coconut and pecans. Let cool, stirring occasionally, until mixture reaches a spreading consistency. Frost cooled cake.