LBJ Johnson's German Chocolate Cake

8
Servings
60m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
2h
Ready In

Recipe: #36949

May 14, 2021



"Domino’s sugar"

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (486.8 g)
  • Calories 1656.6
  • Total Fat - 114.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 51.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 2405.2 mg
  • Sodium - 779.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 121.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 9.1 g
  • Sugars - 80.7 g
  • Protein - 44.4 g
  • Calcium - 388.1 mg
  • Iron - 8.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.7 mg

Step 1

Melt the chocolate in 1/2 cup of boiling water

Step 2

Let cool.

Step 3

Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Step 4

Add the egg yolks,

Step 5

One at a time, beating after each.

Step 6

Add the vanilla and melted chocolate and mix until blended.

Step 7

Sift the flour with baking soda and salt.

Step 8

Add the sifted dry ingredients to the chocolate mixture alternately

Step 9

With buttermilk, beating after each addition until batter is smooth.

Step 10

Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites.

Step 11

Pour the batter into three 8 or

Step 12

9 inch round layer pans, lined on bottoms with paper. (Pam sprayed)

Step 13

Bake in moderate 350 F degrees oven for 35 to 40 minutes for 8 inch layers

Step 14

Or 30 to 35 minutes for 9 inch layers or until cake springs back when

Step 15

Lightly pressed; let cool.

Step 16

This delicate cake will have a flat contour and a slightly sugary top

Step 17

Crust which tends to crack.

Step 18

Frost the cake top and between layers with coconut pecan filling and

Step 19

Frosting for 3 layer cake.

Step 20

For the Coconut Pecan Filling and Frosting

Step 21

Combine the evaporated milk,

Step 22

Sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla in a saucepan.

Step 23

Cook over medium heat

Step 24

For 12 minutes while stirring constantly until the mixture thickens.

Step 25

Remove from the heat

Step 26

And add the flaked coconut and pecans; beat until cool

Step 27

And spreading consistency.

Tips & Variations


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