German chocolate cake is usually chocolate cake with a caramel filling laced with nuts and coconut. Looking for a traditional recipe for a birthday party
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hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.
This is not quite traditional, but close, and extremely delicious: http://www.bobbyflay.com...
I've made it several times (though never made the coconut whipped cream component) and it's always a big hit.
Kristy is an expert at making things pretty and a former Associate Editor of Food52.
There's this german chocolate cupcake recipe you might be able to adjust to make a whole cake. http://www.food52.com/recipes...
And there are lots of chocolate cake recipes on the site:
Maybe use a cake recipe you like and make your own coconut pecan frosting to fill and ice it with?
interesting. I am a bit worried about the filling as its kind of a traditional thing. Making it for my father for his birthday, and don't want to disappoint!
Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.
Here is a recipe, I have used only the icing recipe and its very good. I use my own recipe for chocolate cake although this one sounds very good.
I made the filling from America's Test Kitchen via Leite's Culinaria and the cake from Rose's Heavenly Cakes. Here's the link to that combination, which was outstanding. http://marymaryculinary...
This one is REALLY amazing. One of my favorite cakes of all time.
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I forgot about this - you recommended it to me last year and it is maybe the best cake I have ever made!
The cake is a recipe from German's Chocolate, which is now owned by Kraft. I just saw the chocolate on the supermarket shelf, and the Kraft website has the original recipe -- http://www.kraftrecipes.... It's so popular that there are many versions, as you see, but if you don't want to take chances, maybe you'd be best sticking with the source.
Once and for all, let's settle this shall we?
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