Willard Family German Chocolate Cake

Willard Family German Chocolate Cake Recipe By:K-Dub “This recipe has been in my family for a very long time. My great-grandma could make this with her eyes closed. My father was born on her birthday so she made this cake for him every year. Even shipped it to him in Korea when he was stationed there in the army.” Ingredients 1 (4 ounce) package sweet baking chocolate (such as Baker’s German’s Sweet Chocolate(R)) – broken into pieces 1/2 cup boiling water 1 cup margarine, softened 2 cups white sugar 4 eggs, separated 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups sifted … Continue reading Willard Family German Chocolate Cake

Zwetschgendatschi (German Plum Sheet Cake)

Zwetschgendatschi (German Plum Sheet Cake) Recipe By:barbara “Zwetschgendatschi is a classic German plum sheet cake from Bavaria – a short crust pastry, topped with Italian plums. It is traditionally served with vanilla sugar-sweetened whipped cream.” Ingredients 4 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar 2 pinches salt 1 1/3 cups unsalted butter, room temperature and cut into chunks 2 eggs 2 1/4 pounds Italian prune plums, halved and pitted 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature and cut into chunks 1 tablespoon sliced almonds … Continue reading Zwetschgendatschi (German Plum Sheet Cake)

Hasenpfeffer (Rabbit Stew)

Hasenpfeffer (Rabbit Stew) Ready In 2 h Recipe By:Lovesmurfs “Rabbit stew made with bacon, wine, garlic, shallots, other herbs and spices.” Ingredients 3 pounds rabbit meat, cleaned and cut into pieces 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 pound bacon, diced 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 cup dry red wine 1 cup water 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules 1 tablespoon currant jelly 10 black peppercorns, crushed 1 bay leaf 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed 2 teaspoons lemon juice 3 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed Directions Place bacon … Continue reading Hasenpfeffer (Rabbit Stew)

Frosting for German Chocolate Cake

Frosting for German Chocolate Cake Ready In 30 m Recipe By:Sierra “This is a yummy frosting to top a German chocolate cake with. It is a traditional recipe with coconut and walnuts.” Ingredients 1 cup half-and-half 1/2 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 3 egg yolks 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 cup flaked coconut 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Directions In a medium saucepan, combine the half and half, butter, sugar, yolks and cornstarch. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Remove from the heat and stir in the coconut and walnuts. Cool to room temperature before frosting cake. Continue reading Frosting for German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Bars

German Chocolate Bars Recipe By:R. Staffel “These are just like German chocolate cake, but you can eat them with your hands!” Ingredients 1 (14 ounce) package individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 (18.25 ounce) package German chocolate cake mix 3/4 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup chopped walnuts Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 13 x 9 inch pan. Melt caramels with 1/3 cup condensed milk. In a separate bowl, combine cake mix with melted butter and 1/2 cup of condensed milk. Stir … Continue reading German Chocolate Bars

Easy German Chocolate Cake Cookies

Easy German Chocolate Cake Cookies Prep 15 m Cook 10 m Ready In 55 m Recipe By:ThatBakerChick “Drizzle chocolate on top of the cookies for an extra sweet treat!” Ingredients 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 pinch sea salt 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 cup white sugar 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut 1 cup pecans, chopped Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line baking sheets with a … Continue reading Easy German Chocolate Cake Cookies

German Chocolate Cupcakes

German Chocolate Cupcakes   Ready In 5 h 50 m Ingredients Chocolate-Pecan Ice Cream “Frosting”: 1/2 gallon chocolate ice cream 3/4 cup toasted pecan pieces, or as needed Cupcakes: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 (1 ounce) squares sweet baking chocolate 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup buttermilk or sour milk Caramel ice cream topping 2/3 cup toasted shaved coconut* Directions Chocolate-Pecan Ice Cream: Line a cookie sheet with waxed paper; set aside. Slice chocolate ice cream into sheets about 2 inches thick. … Continue reading German Chocolate Cupcakes

Dark German Chocolate Cake

Dark German Chocolate Cake Prep 15 m Cook 25 m Ready In 1 h 40 m Recipe By:keklang “Dark German chocolate cake to die for.” Ingredients 3 cups white sugar 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 2 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups milk 3/4 cup vegetable oil 3 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups hot water Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line the bottom and sides of a deep 14×17-inch baking sheet with parchment … Continue reading Dark German Chocolate Cake

Pecan Noodle Kugel

Pecan Noodle Kugel Prep 10 m Cook 1 h 20 m Ready In 1 h 30 m Recipe By:ROYSAPER “Noodle kugel coated with a brown sugar/pecan mixture hot out of the oven is sweet enough it could also work as a dessert. This is an old family recipe guaranteed to be loved by all!” Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package broad egg noodles 4 eggs 1/4 cup melted butter, divided 1 cup brown sugar, divided 1 pinch salt 1/2 cup chopped pecans Directions Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once … Continue reading Pecan Noodle Kugel

German Rye Bread

German Rye Bread “Nothing smells better than home-baked bread–this is a hearty bread, great with mustard, corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut.” Ingredients 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 1 1/2 cups lukewarm milk 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup molasses 2 tablespoons butter 3 1/4 cups rye flour 2 1/2 cups bread flour Directions Dissolve yeast in warm water. In a large bowl combine milk, sugar, and salt. Use a mixer to beat in molasses, butter, yeast mixture, and 1 cup of rye flour. Use a … Continue reading German Rye Bread