I know it’s hard to lose a loved one, but I bet your grandpa is smiling down upon you and loving that you are sharing his favorite recipe! Followed your instructions to the letter and so easy to understand. But worth it. I just made this for the first time, haven’t tried it yet but wanted to ask about the icing because I stirred on low heat for a least 15 mins and it didn’t thicken up much. Any idea on cook time if I make into cupcakes? Your recipe was the first to pop up on my Pinterest search. One of a Few of my Favorite Cakes, Always! I am planning to make this for my father’s birthday. I made this cake today and I have never had a cake frost up as easy as this cake, it is beautiful to look at and if it tastes as amazing as it looks I will never use another recipe. This recipe is easy to follow and has a beautiful chocolate color with great texture and body. Sorry to hear of his passing, but he sounded like an amazing man.. I’m sorry about the loss of your grandpa. I’ve never made anything from scratch but since it was hubby’s birthday gave it a shot. I’d imagine that its unsweetened dark chocolate for the flavor or is the cocoa I mix with water on a cold day? Best Ever German Chocolate Cake - The Recipe Yummy !! Oh I’ve had one or two that weren’t bad, but none that I can let out a big deep sigh and say, “that’s IT, that’s the one”. Perhaps that’s the step I was missing. Sending (((Hugs))) for you. I can’t believe how delicious this cake is! He sounds like he was a very special man. -Jennie Thank you. And Happy Birthday to your father-in-law. I couldn’t help but smile when reading this. Thank you for sharing. The frosting was so rich that I decided to frost the top of each cake, layer them, and leave the sides unfrosted. I absolutely love German Chocolate Cake. I am sorry to hear about the loss of your grandfather. Is the mix suppose to be runny more so then a cake from a box? I am drooling over this cake! That cake looks divine! XO San, I really like your recipe. I want some now! The recipe also has more sugar than a white cake recipe would have due to the bitterness from the cocoa. (That was the last date with that boy. Today’s recipe is a tribute to my Grandpa, who passed away this last Thursday at the age of 80. Made with a coconut-pecan frosting and two or three tall layers of tender chocolate cake, German chocolate cake … This looks so delicious and tasty! Any ideas why this happened? Grateful for your assistance. It was a huge success! Let me tell you…….This cake was the biggest hit!!! I’m making this on a half sheet tray and I’m going to cut it into small pieces and make it into little shooter desserts. thanks for this! I will be sure to make and enjoy this delicious-sounding German chocolate cake in his honor! I’m so happy to hear that you all enjoyed it! I wanted to have a german chocolate flavor, so I decreased the cocoa to 1/2 cup and added 4 oz of chopped german chocolate to the hot water and then poured it into the mix. Very disappointed it was a waste. Thats very sweet of yours. […], […] here it is the Best Ever German Chocolate Cake – at least according to my grandpa. It’s named after Sam German, an American, who developed a sweet baking chocolate for Baker’s Chocolate … OK, I came late to the party but I’m so sorry that you lost your G-pa! Don’t cut corners and use that canned garbage, my kids are begging me to make this again! It was so moist and delightful I would love to make a vanilla one. How lovely! This recipe was amazing. I have never seen such a cake in Germany and the ingredients aren’t that German either (like pecans or coconut). I may just not know about how to find it…but I’m old and not very techie on websites. It turned out perfect. German Chocolate Cake. That looks amazing. If you do give it a go, let us know! Your Grandpa was right! Super moist and just delicious. I made your cake for my husband’s birthday. It smells so good. That looks and sounds amazing – and so easy to make. German Chocolate Brownies. He had a few favorites – really anything I made – but he would often call and offer to pay me to make biscotti, and on his last few birthdays, I would make him his favorite: German Chocolate Cake. As far as the crumbliness, you could try adding an additional egg. I made a 9″ double layer and 1.5x the frosting… it was just enough (although I may double the frosting next time). Try this Best Ever Chocolate Cake, Best Ever German Chocolate Cake, and this Pumpkin Zucchini […], […] recipes? I added milk chocolate chips to the batter. I’m going to pop it in the oven and see what happens when I bake it anyways, but is this recipe normally more runny than other recipes? It was hit. And the cake looks delish, What a sweet post. There are many great memories I will cherish, and every time I go to make my biscotti, cookies, and German chocolate cake, he will be next to me, asking for a bite or offering me 5 bucks for a slice. Thanks! Hershey Bar Cake Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons. Lovely tribute to your grandpa. Hi Sandra! The addition of vinegar destroys the CO2 production before the cake even enters the oven resulting in a sunken center and a bad rise. What are you baking these days? Recovering alcoholics love chocolate and sweets, and boy did I feel like a superhero! In small saucepan over medium heat, constantly stir evaporated milk (from both cans), sugar, beaten egg yolks, and butter until it comes to a full boil and thickens, about 10-15 minutes. Wish we could do this in the kitchen together – so you could taste how amazing it is. Stirring constantly until thick, about 12 minutes from when it starts to slowly boil. Bruce. Great story behind it by the way.. thank you again…. In a stand mixer with the beater blade, beat the butter for 1-2 minutes until it is smooth, creamy and … My teenage daughter requested a German Chocolate Cake for her birthday this week, so during my search for a recip,e I found yours, and your blog! https://dashofsanity.com/2013/11/moist-chocolate-cupcakes-with-best-ever-buttercream-icing/. this cake is amazing!!!! umm i am just making it like right now nd i finished baking it but…. Woah! My Grandpa was one of my biggest cheerleaders, and I honestly can’t think of a time he didn’t praise what I was doing. The sticky, sweet, ultra rich frosting is the best part of the cake. And then when I read your accompanying story about your beloved Grandpa, it touched my heart. Now that I am back and I so thrilled to hear that you thought it was delicious and that the buttermilk worked. Sorry for your loss, we lost both my husband’s mother and father last fall. I have the best memories of my Grandpa while I was growing up. Just wondering if anyone has any tips on how I could adjust the frosting recipe as I’ve only got sweetened coconut flakes. She was so happy. Made this cake yesterday for my husband’s birthday. Beat batter at medium speed until glossy, about 2 … vanilla Best regards. Everyone loved the recipe. Lol! If you are doing a 9x13 a single recipe should be sufficient. Thanks for sharing your recipe with us. I can’t wait for the family to try this. They loved it and have been asking me to make and bring it again! I just posted about my Grandma and a cake. I truly enjoyed reading your fond memories of your grandpa. Your email address will not be published. He told me that he had only ever eaten boxed cake mixes, and german chocolate was his favorite. Will the layered cake still hold up?Sent by LaurenEditor: Lauren, the filling would still be delicious without coconut, but we would recommend making a little more of it (perhaps 50% more) to bulk up the filling between the layers. and it was a huge hit. Best Ever German Chocolate Cake a moist chocolate cake and traditional coconut pecan frosting, layer upon layer of goodness. Sorry to hear of your loss. Thank you, thank you, thank you SO MUCH Sandra. We don’t like too much frosting. I haven’t had a slice of German chocolate cake in forever! He sounds very much like your grandpa. It’s my moms favorite and I made it for her birthday. It was the moistest cake I’ve made one eaten in a very long time. I would like to try it in a 9×13 pan (to make it easy). Best ever recipe!!! Be sure to try my favorite German Chocolate Cake! My mouth waters just looking at the picture and hopefully my cake will cause my family to do the same. The only big tip is set a timer for the frosting. Do you toast the coconut (sweetened or unsweetened) and also do you toast the pecans? Once the water is all mixed in, beat on high for about 1 minute. Thank you for sharing. Thankfully I decided to do none of those things and give your recipe a chance, and am glad I did. Next time I will follow your instructions and just frost two of the layers but I probably won’t double the icing and see how that works out. Thanks! I made this cake for my sons birthday this weekend. XO San. Hard to wait on the cooling part and stirring the frosting for 12 minutes, my shoulder screamed for me to stop. I just made the cake and waiting for it to cool. This looks really beautiful! Really liking the looks of this one…. Your instructions were easy to follow & ingredients were “real” ingredients that I usually have on hand. This was insanely good cake. It’s a totally different flavor & texture. Would it be best to freeze it or refirigerate it before cutting it? all-purpose flour 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter salt (pinch) 3/4 cup coconut flakes 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1 tsp. I like to make 3, and use 2 for the layer cake and set the 3rd aside for kids that don't like the frosting and my sisters with nut allergies. So sorry about grandpa but we feel he was blessed with a beautiful family, and able to enjoy this delicious cake. It turned out amazing! Thanks for this recipe. Haven’t had a German Chocolate Cake in ages. Quick response needed. This too is my all time very special favorite cake. I cooled it to see if that would make the difference but it didn’t seem to. One of the most vivid memories I have was with my first school dance and date, my parents were out of town and I was staying with my grandparents. I’ve decided to try to surprise her with her favorite for her 60th birthday! Grease two 9″ round baking pans or one 9X13 baking pan. © 2020 CHOWHOUND, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Definitely use it again!! I am actually making the german chocolate cake. I do recommend REAL German chocolate cake however. Thank you for passing on a damn good recipe! (I saw that another review mentioned this as well) The second cake I only used a half cup of boiling water rather a full cup and it was perfect. Or were sweetened coconut flakes used here? Thanks for sharing the recipe and the touching story behind it. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ((hugs)), Sandra, So sorry for the passing of your Grandpa. It’s a “gift that keeps on giving!”. He said we would be famous… and we were to him. The cake looks and sounds absolutely delicious. Easy family friendly recipes: dinner to dessert. I’ve tried making this cake twice, and although it tastes AMAZING, both times it has sunken really bad in the center. German Chocolate cake is from the US, not Germany . I’m looking forward to baking this weekend! Amy – did you bake the first cake batter? Everyone enjoyed the cake. It’s been a long time since I had any! This Best Ever German Chocolate Cake or as my grandpa said, “the best damn cake ever!” A double layer chocolate cake with a classic German Chocolate Cake frosting. It’s not german chocolate cake because you don’t use german chocolate. I tried it today for my husband. My family is going to love this! This icing is the best and i am sure it will work wonders on any cake. Combine vanilla and egg whites in a 2-cup glass measuring cup, then slowly add to cocoa mixture, beating at low speed with an electric mixer. Love German chocolate cake and will definitely try this recipe out , Aw So Sorry For Your Loss Hold Onto Those Memeries & Cherish Them!! I actually first made this cake a couple years ago, but wasn’t completely happy with it so it got pushed aside until now. Hey I love German chocolate cake!! Our whole family would like to thankyou for given this amazing awesome recipe. Absolutely incredibly delicious. It brings the family together to share memories and make new ones. Ingredients 3 tablespoon butter 1/3 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil 1 (14 oz.) Hope that helps. I can’t wait to make this again. Several others workers joked they would be moving soon and want this cake for their party also!!!! xo San. It’s a unique way to honor the memory of your grandfather. He would have loved those cookies too! It was a HUGE hit! xo San. Thanks for coming and commenting, this truly made my day. I use Hershey’s cocoa powder. Or Mama, for that matter.Our Coconut-Pecan Frosting Recipe is the perfect German chocolate cake icing. Make the cake… The history of this classic cake is fascinating. […] cup flaked coconut1 tablespoon of cornstarchView recipe and add to recipe box at ZipList…View full recipe at A Dash of Sanity…View more trending […], […] This divine and super delicious recipe was adapted from adashofsanity.com. And what a lovely tribute to your G-pal! In mixing bowl (I use my Kitchen Aid), add flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. It was a little thin on the sides, but I got them covered. However, the coconut mixture isn’t much to cover the cake, and I don’t really find it appetizing to look at. Thank you so much for the recipe and our new birthday tradition, making memories! Made this this for my husband’s birthday and yum!!!! I can seriously eat it by the spoonful straight out of the saucepan, y’all.. She decorates it with chocolate ganache. This Chocolate Cake looks incredibly delicious! The people I work with are foodies and a lot of them are fans of the German Chocolate Cake. Definitely a keeper. Everything I made came out to be the best thing ever! It was s hit! Thick like pudding? Wrap tightly with cling wrap or tin foil and refrigerate to extend the life of the cake. Making another one tomorrow go r my friends Birthday Thank you ! So hard to lose the ones we love. Preheat oven to 350º F. Grease 3-8 inch or 2-9 inch round cake pans and lightly dust with flour. Rave reviews. Absolutely delicious! He loved my Best Ever German Chocolate Cake, and literally raved about it to anyone and everyone. My grandpa was an American hero, serving in the Korean War as a medic in the Army. Thank you! Very nice tribute to your grandpa. It’s SO good. For a neighbor lady’s birthday. Just starting making this cake and have not yet out it all together but have tasted the cake. , Heather, I have been meaning to email you to tell you, I love your blog name!!!! 21+ Incredible Cake Recipes and Decorating Ideas! I’ve very sorry for your loss. Very moist and delicious!!!! Thank you for sharing your recipe. thanks for sharing this recipe. I only changed one thing, I used coffee in place of the boiling water. The best German chocolate he’s ever had. I love chocolate cake! I made it again today. . I thought I followed it to a T but it never thickened. Maybe canned coconut milk? Looks ahh-mazing! Even I can’t resist it………. Thanks so much for the recipe. This is a cake for my son’s 22nd Birthday! Probably one of the best things I’ve made! I doubled the frosting to the T like the recipe states to, but it is not thick enough. Thanks, they get it from their dad. Hey, I just wanted to let you know that http://delightsofculinaria.com/best-german-chocolate-cake-recipe/ has adapted your recipe to include 1 tbsp of vinegar mixed with baking soda to the recipe. Thank you for a recipe even the most novice baker could find success with… it was as delicious as it was pretty to look at. Thanks for a great recipe. Is there a good substitute for the evaporated milk in the frosting that is non-dairy? From a sunny South Africa. So for anyone thinking of trying the adaptation do so only for food-science teaching purposes (of what not to do) to your own kids or students. I want to make it again for her college graduation party in June, but am hoping to make cupcakes. I’ve never seen German chocolate in powder form, on in bar form. xo San. This Cake so shiny and pretty. My husband loves German chocolate cake, me not so much because I am not a coconut fan. He and his wife have almost eaten it all just between the 2 of them. Thank you! I’m wondering if I should’ve used less than a cup of water? I have Hershey brand. Hey! Made this today and WOW !!!! Well, sunny but very dry as we are experiencing the worst drought in more than a 100 years. How sturdy is the cake? Delicious! Like you, German chocolate cake has a special place in my heart. It was a hit! It is nice that you found a way to honor his memory with something sweet. The cake was moist, flavorful and the frosting wasn’t too sweet. This is the best german chocolate cake I have ever made, and the icing is amazing! So moist n and everybody loved it! I’ll be making this cake again and again. Remove from the pan and cool completely. I seriously can’t wait to try it! Wonderful recipe!!!! *Note if you are layering the cake, I always double the recipe above and have a little extra frosting for later. She was an instant friend. Best Gifts For Fans of 'The Great British Baking Show', The Best Boozy Advent Calendars to Drink Away 2020. I love german chocolate cake and I’m drooling just looking at it. It looks like a good recipe . Or […], […] when I was just learning. Is there any substitute I can use for cornstarch? This recipe has been saved and will be used always! I made this cake for a 1-year sobriety birthday and took it to the AA monthly Birthday Party in February 2019. Yes you could but I would use this cupcake recipe – so easy and then the frosting from this recipe. The holidays to me, bring people together, and that’s usually done […], […] mixer and use it almost daily. Baking Tips Before getting started with the cake batter, place a pot of water on the stove to boil so that it’s ready to go when you need it. Grease three 9×2 inch cake pans, line with parchment paper, then grease the parchment paper.Parchment paper helps the cakes seamlessly release from the pans. My grandpa read people very well). Advance your baking skills with this easier-than-you-think recipe for the perfect homemade German chocolate cake. I’ll let you know how it turns out but I already know it’ll be fabulous! So sorry for your family’s loss. I made this cake for my little sisters birthday in September, and it was a big hit! Thank you for sharing your story & your recipe! Stir to combine and bring the mixture to a low boil over medium heat. I recently lost my sweet grandpa and this brought back such good memories of him taking care of me when I was young and putting a flower in my hair and taking me to church every Sunday in his 1957 caddy, which I called the green car. I even tried adding more cornstarch but it didn’t work. However, even though the taste was magnificent it was soft and crumbly. I have been requested to make another for someone else's bday. Glad you loved it as much as I do! Not sure if there’s a way to change that or not, Julie – sorry I wasn’t able to reply earlier, I was out of the country. German chocolate cake always makes me think of my dear mother-in-law who died 8 years ago. I just made two of these cakes for a family event. Enjoy! Will definitely add this to my list of go-to recipes! I followed your instructions and baked for 30 minutes. He absolutely loves it. I’ve read that 100% pure olive oil is a good substitute for vegetable oil in chocolate cakes. I can’t believe it takes just 15 minutes to make the cake, okay I wanna try this recipe now! I made this for my husband’s birthday. I have the batter in the oven now. What a wonderful tribute to the celebration of his life. They devoured it and all of them had seconds! I’m new in baking, your cake looks very delicious!!! Homemade German Chocolate Cake Frosting No Nuts Dik Dik Zaxy May 24, 2020 no Comments Vegan german chocolate cake with german chocolate cake an outrageously german chocolate cake german chocolate cake with coconut german chocolate cake frosting That cake looks to die for. http://thediaryofarealhousewife.blogspot.com/. December 2020 edition! This was my first chocolate cake I have made from scratch and its definitely a keeper! This is a special, beautiful post and know that he will be with you and your family always. He sounds like a wonderful man. Your recipe is simple comparing to many. It looked a little less thick than I’m used to. I would say to bake for about 15-20 minutes, you can check with a toothpick to see when they’re done. Made this cake for my son’s birthday, and everyone loved it! Just looking at this took me back. And I do see the Marilyn in your grandma. I live in Arizona! It does not have a ” Make It” or ” Read” bar and goes into comments about the cake on your blog from others. I make peanut butter cookies (my Grandma’s recipe) in honor of my grandparents, and I always feel the love that went into every batch Grandma made for all of us kids when my kitchen starts smelling like peanut butter. Contrary to popular thought, German chocolate isn’t from Germany. It’s always hard when someone special passes, but it sounds like you have great memories and had special moments with him. Love the chocolate ganache idea – yum! Let cool 1 hour then spread on cooled cake. I’m sorry to hear about your grampa. We are having a surprise party for her 81st Birthday. Enjoy! Thanks for sharing your recipe!! Thanks for sharing the stories behind the cake. Some of my most favorite recipes are the ones that remind me of loved ones. I am so glad I came across this recipe! xo San, That is a sweet tribute! Now, after finishing, I scrolled through the comments and saw you mention at one point the icing will come to a boil. It turned out beautifully. Prepare the frosting a day ahead of time and store in the refrigerator. What a beautiful tribute. Thank you so much for sharing the recipe! He especially loved my baking. What awesome memories to have of your grandfather. I made 2 round 9″ cakes and since I didn’t have enough evaporated milk to double the frosting, I did 1.5 of the recipe which turned out great. xo San. I’m sorry to hear about your lost loved one. Sure, a moist German chocolate cake is rich and decadent on its own, but no chocolate cake is complete without frosting. I used butter instead of margarine and followed the recipe as written. No, it does not matter what brand you use, although we usually use the Hershey brand as well. I love German Chocolate Cake, too!! Hello. I bake and cook a lot, but I never leave comments. I mean, crackle? 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