German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake  picture


  • "2 1/2 c. sifted cake flour
  • 7 tsp. soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 pkg. sweet cooking chocolate
  • 7 c. butter
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 c. buttermilk


  1. Sift flour, soda and salt together. 
  2. Melt chocolate in 1/2 cup boiling water. 
  3. Cool. 
  4. Line 3 greased 8 or 9-inch pans with waxed paper. 
  5. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy; add egg yolks, one at a time, beating after each addition. 
  6. Stir vanilla into chocolate mixture; add to creamed mixture. 
  7. Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition. 
  8. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. 
  9. Fold in egg whites; turn into prepared pans. 
  10. Bake at 350 degrees, for 30 to 40 minutes. 
  11. Remove from pans; cool on racks.


1 comment:

  1. I would so enjoy a big ole slice of this cake right now. It looks so good and my birthday is coming in a couple weeks. Thanks for sharing.

    Nadine Osborne