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German Chocolate Cake

Key info

  • Difficulty
    › Intermediate
  • Prep time
    › 5 min
  • Cook time
    › 50 min
  • Serves
    › 10

Ingredients

Cake:

1 cup vegetable oil, plus more for greasing the pans

2 1/2 cups cake flour, spooned and leveled, plus more for dusting the pans

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

1/2 teaspoon fine salt

115g dark chocolate, roughly chopped

2 cups granulated sugar

3 large eggs, at room temperature

1 cup milk

Filling:

1 1/2 cups pecans

1 cup milk

3 large egg yolks

3/4 cup packed light brown sugar

4 tablespoons unsalted butter

1/4 cup corn syrup

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon fine salt

1 1/2 cups shredded coconut

Frosting:

225g dark chocolate, chopped

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons cream

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