German Choc Cake W/ Pecan Coconut Frosting Decorating Ideas

Decorating By jenangel1229 Updated 29 Apr 2008 , 3:45pm by stsapph

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jenangel1229 Posted 29 Apr 2008 , 3:20pm
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Hello All

I need some ideas.... I have to make my future m-i-l a birthday cake for May 3rd and she wants a German Choc Cake with the canned pecan cocomuth frosting, which is her fav, but how do I decorate that with the base of cake being brown/tan coconut? Please help with ideas!!!

Thank you soo much! You all are awesome.

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aswartzw Posted 29 Apr 2008 , 3:28pm
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Maybe do chocolate piping with chocolate stand-up letters in Happy Birthday?

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Tallmama Posted 29 Apr 2008 , 3:31pm
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I have done german choc. with peacan coconut frosting but I used it as the filling and still decorated with buttercream and fondant accents and everyone loved it.

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stsapph Posted 29 Apr 2008 , 3:45pm
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You could always ice as normal, then pour some ganache on top as an extra touch. Or you could drizzle chocolate and carmel across the top. HTH

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