Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

Delicious fluffy moist cake with a caramelly, coconut, nut topping. A hit at my house.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt chocolate in boiling water. Cool.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Add yolks one at a time beating well after each.
  4. Blend in vanilla and chocolate.
  5. Sift flour with soda and salt. Add aternately with buttermilk to chocolate mixture beating after each addition until smooth.
  6. Fold in beaten egg whites.
  7. Pour equal amounts into three 9-inch layer pans that have been buttered and floured.
  8. Bake at 350F for 30 - 35 minutes.
  9. Cool on wire rack.
  10. Topping: Cook all ingredients except coconut and pecans. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, about 12 minutes.
  11. Then stir in flaked coconut and chopped pecans.
  12. Makes about 2 1/2 cups.
  13. Use to top and fill cooled layers.