Cakes

Three Layer German Chocolate Cake

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his cake is honest to goodness the most ridiculously awesome, rich and fulfilling cake you will ever need. This is THE cake. It can be made for birthdays, desserts, Christmas, or just freaking because! It looks hard but I SUCK at baking. I usually make cake from a box. So if I can do it... you can too!!

For the cake:
3/4 cup butter
1 1/4 cups dark cocoa powder
1 cup brewed coffee
2 cups milk
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 1/2 cups white sugar
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
3 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
For the German chocolate frosting:
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup evaporated milk
3 egg yolks
1/2 cup butter
3 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups Sweetened Flaked Coconut
1 1/2 cups lightly toasted pecans
For the milk chocolate frosting:
2 cups chopped chocolate chips
2 sticks butter, softened
5 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
5 cups powdered sugar
3-6 tablespoons milk
Preheat oven to 350. Place a greased circle of parchment on the bottom of 3 8-inch pans. Combine the butter and cocoa and cook in the microwave until melted. Slowly add the coffee and milk, whisking to...
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Nutritions

Calories
17797

Sodium
4361mg
181% DV

Fat
1002g
1542% DV

Protein
197g
395% DV

Carbs
2078g
707% DV

Fiber
119g
478% DV