How to Make a German Chocolate Cake : Tips No One Tells You About

Make a German Chocolate Cake
How to Make a German Chocolate Cake

Contrary to the impression that it has originated in Germany, a German cake is a traditional Texan innovation of a regular chocolate cake. This is a recipe for German Chocolate Cake from an Englishman who was born in Massachusetts, named Samuel German. He came up with a new recipe that will give justice to the simple chocolate cake.

A German chocolate cake with all of its delicious decadence is delish! It is the favorite of many people all around the globe. However, with all of its fanciness, it looks sorta intimidating to make on your own. Have no fear, howtoBros is here to tell you all the instructions you need to make the tastiest German cake of them all.

How to Make a German Chocolate Cake


  • ½ cup water
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • Four egg yolks
  • One teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Four egg whites
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • ½ cup butter
  • Three egg yolks, beaten
  • ½ teaspoon shortening
  • 1 ounce German sweet chocolates
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 ½ cups cake flour
  • One teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
  • 1-ounce semisweet chocolate
German chocolate cake
How to make a german chocolate cake

To know more simply follow these easy steps:

  1. Start by preheating the oven to 175 degrees C (350 degrees F). Grease and flour a 3-9 inch round pans and sift baking soda, flour, and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a separate small pan, meltwater and 4 ounces of chocolate. Remove from heat and allow cooling.
  3. Cream 1 cup butter and 2 cups sugar until the texture are light and fluffy. Incorporate four egg yolks one at a time and continue beating. Blend the chocolate mixture and vanilla. Add the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk while continuously mixing until all the ingredients are well-incorporated.
  4. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form in a metal mixing bowl. Then, fold 1/3 of the egg white into the batter. Then, quickly fold the remaining egg whites.
  5. Pour the mixture into the 3-9 inch pans and bake in the oven for 30 minutes. Tip: You’ll know that it’s ready when there’s when a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  6. Take out of the oven and allow cooling on a wire rack for 10 minutes.

To make filling: Except the chocolate and shortening, combine the remaining ingredients in a saucepan and cook over lower heat. Spread between the layers and on top of the cake.

In a separate pan, melt shortening and chocolate. Remove from heat and drizzle all over the cake.

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