German Topping (For German Chocolate Cake)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

A lady I know makes the best German filling (for upside down German chocolate cake where the gooey bit is in the middle) in the world. I can't get enough of this stuff. Makes enough to fill one 9-inch chocolate cake. This will keep for one week in the fridge.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine egg yolks, butter, whipping cream, and sugar.
  2. Whisk constantly over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a full boil.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla, coconut, and pecans.
  4. Let cool, then refrigerate until mixture is thickened.
  5. Layer between chocolate cake.
Most Helpful

This was okay...I find the recipe on the side of the package of Baker's German Chocolate is by far better.

Jaggs December 16, 2009