Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is the perfect German Chocolate Cake

Ingredients Nutrition

Spago's Chocolate Chiffon Cake)"> Dark Chocolate Ganache)">

Directions

  1. Filling: Combine all ingredients in a saucepan.
  2. Stir constantly over medium heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly.
  3. Reduce heat to low and cook stirring for 1-2 minutes more.
  4. Let filling cool until spreadable.
  5. Will keep 1 week in refrigerator.
  6. Soften before using.
  7. Spread filling between cake layers and on top of cake.
  8. Ice sides with very soft ganache.
  9. Coat sides with pecans.
Most Helpful

4 5

5 stars from the person whose birthday was the reason for this cake -- but in honesty I have to give it lower stars. The flavor, the moistness, everything lived up to expectations, but the recipe was very difficult to follow. There are problems I had with the cake recipe on my review there, but also the frosting seemed too sugary for my sweet tooth. I think the problem was that it moved past the thick stage into a watery stage again. I mean I think I let it boil just a little too long, but without another test for doneness it was hard to tell. I do recommend the recipe, and undoubtedly will be asked to do it again, because it was a hit!