Cakes

German Chocolate Cake

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German chocolate cake between layers of coconut pecan filling frosted with rich chocolate icing.

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For the cake:
2 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chopped
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
6 tablespoons water
1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 ¼ cup + ¼ cup sugar
4 large eggs, separated
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons espresso powder
For the filling:
1 cup heavy cream
1 cup sugar
3 large egg yolks
6 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup pecans, toasted and finely chopped
1 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut, toasted
For the syrup:
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons dark rum
For the chocolate icing:
8 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 cup heavy cream
Butter two 9-inch cake pans and line each with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 350°. Place both chocolates in a heatproof bowl together with the 6 tablespoons of water. Set over a pot of barely...
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Nutritions

Calories
1198

Sodium
307mg
12% DV

Fat
104g
160% DV

Protein
8g
17% DV

Carbs
50g
17% DV

Fiber
5g
23% DV

Cozy up with a warm, nourishing bowl of Cabbage Roll Soup! Each pot includes all of the delicious flavors and ingredients that we love in my great grandmother's traditional Stuffed Cabbage Rolls -- without all of the work. The simple and easy cabbage soup is loaded with bacon, ground beef, rice and veggies in a sweet tomato broth. It's perfect with biscuits or a loaf of crusty bread on a chilly day!

4 slices bacon
1 lb. ground beef
1 onion
1 clove garlic
2 T tomato paste
4 c coarsely chopped green cabbage
4 c beef broth
15 oz tomato sauce
14.5 oz petite diced tomatoes
2 T brown sugar
1 bay leaf
2 c cooked white rice
Kosher salt and pepper
2 T chopped fresh parsley
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  • In a large pot over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove bacon to a plate; reserve drippings in the pot.
  • Add ground beef to the pot and...
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Nutritions

Calories
439

Sodium
728mg
30% DV

Fat
11g
18% DV

Protein
17g
35% DV

Carbs
61g
20% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV
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