Like many of us, Germans love desserts and pastries. For them,Christmas will not be perfect without their all – time favorite desserts on the their table. During a typical weekend, cakes and pastries will certainly create the mood.
Try the recipe below. It’s known by many as the German Sweet Chocolate Cake.This delicious dessert is loved by both locals and guests.
German Sweet Chocolate Cake
· 4 Oz. Of German sweet chocolate
· 1/2 Cup of boiling water
· 1 Cup of butter
· 2 Cups of sugar
· 4 Pieces of egg yolk
· 1 Teaspoon of vanilla
· 2 1/2 Cup of flour
· 1 Teaspoon of salt
· 1 Cup buttermilk
· 4 Egg whites, mixed well
Step by Step Instructions:
Bring water to boil. Add the chocolate and let it melt.
Mix the butter and sugar until they become fluffy.
Gradually add the egg yolks, beat the mixture after each addition. Blend in the chocolate and vanilla.
Sift the flour with salt and soda then add the dry mixture. Pour in the mixture and buttermilk alternately. Mix it thoroughly. Add the beaten egg whites.
Ready 3 cake pans. Gently pour the mixture to each pans. Average time of baking : 35 – 40 Minutes, 350 degrees Fahrenheit
When the cake is done, don’t serve it yet. You still need to add the icing. The icing or frosting will serve as the covering for the cake. Here’s an instruction on how you can create a home-made frosting.
· 3 Pieces of egg yolks
· 1 Cup of evaporated milk
· 1 Cup of sugar
· 1 Tablespoon of butter
· 1 1/2 Cup of flaked coconut
· 1 Cup of chopped pecans
Beat the eggs along with milk, sugar and butter.
Cook over a medium heat fire for about 12 minutes. Stir the mixture while cooking or until it thickens. Remove the mixture from the fire. Add the coconut, vanilla and pecans. Beat again until you reach your desired consistency.
After learning how you can create a German Sweet Chocolate Cake and how to make a frosting for it. You must now use the frosting to cover the cake that you have baked. You must first frost the cake with thin layers of frosting; make sure that the sides are smooth and the top is even. To make the cake attractive, style it with cake decorating flowers and plastic ornaments. Cheers!