How to Make a German Chocolate Cake

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How to Make a German Chocolate Cake Recipe
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Gather your filling ingredients.

Gather your filling ingredients.

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Place egg yolks, sugar, butter and evaporated milk in a medium sized sauce pan.

Place egg yolks, sugar, butter and evaporated milk in a medium sized sauce pan.

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Cook over med-low heat until the mixture thickens. Stir constantly. It took me about 12-15 min.

Cook over med-low heat until the mixture thickens. Stir constantly. It took me about 12-15 min.

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It should be thick enough that it coats the back of a spoon without running off.

It should be thick enough that it coats the back of a spoon without running off.

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Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla, coconut and pecans.

Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla, coconut and pecans.

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Allow to rest until mixture comes to room temperature.

Allow to rest until mixture comes to room temperature.

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Gather your cake building ingredients.

Gather your cake building ingredients.

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Place your first layer on a serving dish. I put a dam of frosting on the outside edge of my cake so the filing wouldn't squish out. The dam is totally optional.

Place your first layer on a serving dish. I put a dam of frosting on the outside edge of my cake so the filing wouldn't squish out. The dam is totally optional.

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Fill up the inside area of your cake with the coconut-pecan filling. Spread it evenly and resist the urge to taste it at this point!

Fill up the inside area of your cake with the coconut-pecan filling. Spread it evenly and resist the urge to taste it at this point!

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Add your second cake layer.

Add your second cake layer.

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Frost the entire cake with chocolate frosting.

Frost the entire cake with chocolate frosting.

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Add a top and bottom border. Fill the inside of the top border with the remaining filling and spread evenly.

Add a top and bottom border. Fill the inside of the top border with the remaining filling and spread evenly.

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Yummy! You are done! I hope you'll try this super simple recipe!

Yummy! You are done! I hope you'll try this super simple recipe!

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