4ouncesor 1/4 pound package German’s sweet chocolateYou can get this at most groceries in the baking section. It is a 4 ounce bar like a candy bar
1cupbutter or margarinesoftened
2 1/2cupsall-purpose flour
Coconut Pecan Frosting Ingredients
1/2cupbutter or margarine or 8 tablespoons
1 1/2 to 2cupscoconut
1cuppecanschopped (can use walnuts, too)
Melt chocolate and water on top of the stove in a pot and cool. Cream butter, sugar and eggs; beat well. Add cooled chocolate and water, flour, salt, soda, buttermilk and vanilla extract mixing well with mixer.
Spray three 9 inch cake pans. Divide the batter between the 3 pans (comes out to about 2 cups per cake pan). Bake layers in preheated 350 degree oven for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool about 10 minutes and remove from pans. Frost with Pecan Frosting.
Coconut Pecan Frosting Directions
Beat eggs and add to milk, sugar and butter. Cook on medium heat about 12 minutes until bubbles and begins to thicken. Stir constantly because it will burn easily.
Remove and add nuts, coconut and vanilla extract. Mix well and let cool. Spread on tops of cake layers.