German Chocolate Cake

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momof3jotynjake Posted 20 Apr 2005 , 2:31pm
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Hello! anyone have a good recipe for german chocolate cake!! for the filling as well as the frosting?

Also, can you make german chocolate cake from a boxed cake?

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CIndymm4 Posted 20 Apr 2005 , 2:35pm
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I use the recipe in the Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook and it's really good, very moist! You can buy a cake mix that is German Chocolate too but I don't really like box cake mixes so I don't use them but maybe there is a way to doctor it up to make it taste better...have you checked to see if there is any recipes listed here on this site?

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GHOST_USER_NAME Posted 20 Apr 2005 , 4:37pm
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I make my German Chocolate cake using devil's food cake mix doctored with buttermilk (in place od water) and applesauce (in place of oil). For the filling I use fudge icing. I also do a thick crumb coat of fudge icing. Then I ice with the pecan coconut icing typically found on German Chocolate Cakes. I then decorate with more fudge icing. Many people think they are not good for custom decorating. Not so! I have also decorated with chocolate transfer:


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jess-cake Posted 30 May 2014 , 3:53pm
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AHi can you please share your pecan coconut icing ?

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danie71 Posted 30 May 2014 , 6:28pm
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theres a German chocolate cake recipe on Its called the Willard family German choc cake recipe. I have used it many times and had great success. Also the recipe that comes on the inside of the German chocolate box is a very standard recipe that produces a nice cake too. Good luck! :)

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mzteaze Posted 30 May 2014 , 7:35pm
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My favorite is the one from Baker's Chocolate.  The ORIGINAL recipe.  You can find it by googling those names.

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Gerle Posted 31 May 2014 , 3:54am
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Can't beat the original recipe on the back of Baker's Chocolate.  The best in the world!

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tinks09 Posted 31 May 2014 , 3:16pm
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ACan anyone please share their recipe of the German chocolate cake, which is on the back of the cake box

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