German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake




30 min


1 hr


semisweet chocolate 150 gm
flour 2 cups
cocoa 3/4 cup
baking powder 1 1/2 tsp
baking soda 1 tsp
salt pinch
butter 250 gm
yogurt or butter milk 1 cup
nescafe 1 cup
egg 5
vanilla 1 tsp
sugar 1 1/2 cup
for the filling :
melted butter 125 gm
evaporated milk 1 cup
egg yolks 4
vanilla 1 tsp
sugar 1 cup
salt pinch
coconut flaks (not grounded) 1 1/2 cup
chopped pecan 1 cup

This cake is rich chocolate and very nice combination between chocolate, coconut, and pecan nuts.


  1. Preheat oven to 180 c.
  2. Place chocolate in a heatproof bowl without stirring until chocolate begins to melt, cool it down before using.
  3. In a food processor stir melted butter with sugar, eggs, vanilla, yogurt, then add the flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, melted chocolate, mix well and then bake for 40 minutes until a cake tester inserted in centers comes out clean.
  4. To make the filling you need to place egg yolks with evaporated milk, vanilla, melted butter, sugar, and pinch of salt in a saucepan stir and cook all together until become thick like custard, turn off and remove the mixture and then add the chopped pecan and coconut flakes and mix until well combined.
  5. Let cool completely or you can refrigerated, then use it for filling the cake and also put on the top, and garnish by pecan nuts.

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