German Chocolate Cake - Made this for my handsome hubby's birthday! Stirred in 1 choc chips into the cake batter and used toasted pecans in place of almonds in the custard icing. From The Pastry Queen (cookbook), by Rebecca Rather
A traditional recipe and history for German Chocolate Cake from food historian Gil Marks on The History Kitchen. This is the REAL DEAL where the cake is leavened with a light meringue, NOT baking powder/soda.
Our German Chocolate cake is a rich, moist chocolate layer cake topped with our creamy German chocolate frosting. The two layers are filled with a blend of Coconut, Pecans and Rum. Chocolate cake crumbs adorn the sides. Contrary to popular belief