Moist German Chocolate Cake

Moist German Chocolate Cake


"I made this for my dad's birthday. I found it to be a lot moister than the usual German chocolate cake."


servings 142 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 142 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.5g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 86 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch pans.
  2. In a medium saucepan, heat butter, yogurt, chocolate and cola until chocolate is completely melted.
  3. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, and baking soda. Add chocolate mixture, buttermilk, eggs and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Pour batter into two 9 inch round pans.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.
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  1. 33 Ratings


This recipe was a disaster. The first time I tried it, I followed it exactly. I did everything exactly as instructed. I allowed the cake to cool completely. It fell apart and had no taste. Yes, ...

This wasn't as moist as I expected, but it was a good cake. I increased the german chocolate to 6 ounces. I did not have round cake pans, so I baked in a 9 x 13 square pan and crossed my finge...

This cake was well received by my boyfriend's family (100% true blooded Germans)... In fact, everyone came back for seconds! The cake's flavor was wonderful and it was very moist. I used Dr. Pep...

The 8 of us who ate this cake found it to be moist and flavorful. I increased the amount of chocolate to 7 oz and used semisweet chocolate since we can't get German chocolate here and it still ...

I can make this, but I can't keep it in the house!! Personally I find most cakes to dry for my taste, BUT this is perfectly moist and wonderful. I'm trying out different frostings with it, but t...

This cake was very moist and delicious. I made a few changes as suggested by other reviewers. I added 1/2 teaspoon each of baking powder and salt. I also used Dr. Pepper instead of cola. I t...

I used skyzmum's tip and added 3 more ozs. of chocolate and sbander's suggestion and added 1/2 tsp. ea. of baking powder and salt. This cake is very moist and very good! The icing is delicious, ...

The coca cola flavor in this cake just wasn't my thing.

this cake almost made me pass out by the deliciousness of this cake.I screamed on the first bite