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German Sweet Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:

  • 1 package (4 oz.) *Baker's German Sweet Chocolate
  • 2 1/3 cups cake flour, sifted
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • Coconut Pecan Filling and Frosting

Instructions:

Melt chocolate over very low heat; cool, In a small mixing bowl, sift flour with sugar, baking soda, Clabber Girl Baking Powder and salt; set aside.
Stir butter in mixing bowl to soften. Add flour mixture, 3/4 cup of buttermilk and vanilla. Mix to dampen flour, beat for 2 minutes at medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally. Add melted chocolate, eggs and remaining buttermilk. Beat for 1 minute longer.

Pour into prepared layer pans. Bake at 350° F for 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 15 minutes; remove from pans and cool on wire racks. Spread Coconut Pecan Filling And Frosting (listed in Frostings) on layers and stack.

*Baker's German Sweet Chocolate is a registered trademark

From the Clabber Girl Recipe Book
"RECIPES TO WARM THE HEART"
Originally published in the recipe book
"Favorite Recipes of the Descendants of Floyd Owens"
Submitted by Nancy & Gary Hull