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Triple-Tiered German Chocolate Cake

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Directions

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  • Grease and lightly flour three 9x1-1/2-inch round cake pans. Set the pans aside.

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  • In a mixing bowl, mix flour, soda, and salt.

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  • In saucepan, heat, stir chocolate and water until chocolate melts. Remove from heat; cool.

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  • In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer for 30 seconds. Beat in the sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each. Beat in chocolate and vanilla.

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  • Alternately add the flour mixture and the buttermilk, beating on low speed after each addition. Wash the beaters thoroughly.

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  • In medium bowl, beat egg whites on high until stiff peaks form. Fold whites into batter. Divide the batter among the prepared cake pans.

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  • Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centers comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pans on wire racks. Remove layers from pans; cool.

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  • Prepare Coconut-Pecan Topping. Place a cake layer on serving plate and spread with one-third of the topping. Top with second cake layer and one-third of the topping. Top with last cake layer and remaining topping. Chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts (Triple-Tiered German Chocolate Cake)

576 calories; 34 g total fat; 144 mg cholesterol; 420 mg sodium. 63 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 7 g protein;

Coconut-Pecan Topping

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  • In a saucepan, combine evaporated milk, sugar, egg yolks, and butter or margarine. Cook and stir until slightly thickened and mixture just bubbles. Stir in vanilla, flaked coconut, and chopped pecans. Cool.

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