German-Chocolate Cake With Coconut-Pecan Sauce

Recipe by Scoutie
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Place butter and chocolate in a large microwave-safe bowl, and microwave at high 1 minute or until melted, stirring until smooth.
  • Stir in sugar, water, and vanilla.
  • Add egg whites and egg, stirring with a whisk.
  • Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt, and add to chocolate mixture, stirring with a whisk until smooth.
  • Coat bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with cooking spray; pour batter into pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack.
  • Serve cake with Coconut-Pecan Sauce.
  • Coconut-Pecan Sauce:.
  • Combine sugar and cornstarch in a medium, heavy saucepan.
  • Add milk; stir with a whisk.
  • Add butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook 1 minute. Stir constantly.
  • Remove from heat; stir in pecans, coconut, and vanilla. Serve warm over cake.
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