Clara's White German Chocolate Cake

Clara's White German Chocolate Cake

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"This recipe was given to me by a dear friend, Clara, one of the best cooks I know. Decorate with Cream Cheese Frosting, or omit the coconut and pecans and decorate with German Chocolate Cake Frosting."

Ingredients

1 h 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 546 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 546 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 28.5 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 68g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 6.9 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 112 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 305 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour 3 (9 inch) pans. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the yolks one at a time, then stir in the melted chocolate and vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Stir in the nuts and coconut.
  3. In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold 1/3 of the whites into the batter, then quickly fold in remaining whites until no streaks remain. Divide batter into prepared pans.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
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Flavor this gets a 5 star, recipe it's a three star, so I will give it a four. There were two major recipe problems - one is that the ingredient list calls for chopped chocoloate, then the recip...

This is well worth the effort. I got lots of compliments, and loved how light it was. It's a great alternative to a heavier dark chocolate version. I used cream cheese frosting in the middle,...

I was a little intimidated when I read the recipe but I was up for the challenge. It was really not that difficult and it came out so good in the end. My family said it belonged in a gourmet b...