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       Title: German Chocolate Cake From Scratch
  Categories: Cakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 12 servings
       4 oz German sweet chocolate
       1 c  Butter or margarine
       2 c  Granulated sugar
       4    Egg yolks
       1 ts Pure vanilla
   2 1/2 c  Cake flour
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 ts Soda
       1 c  Buttermilk
       4    Egg whites; stiffly beaten
   Melt chocolate in a plate over boiling water on the
   wrapper. Let cool. Cream butter & sugar until light &
   fluffy. Add egg yolks one at a time, beating well after
   each addition. Add vanilla & cooled choc. Mix til blended.
   Add flour, soda & salt altenately with buttermilk, beating
   only to blend. Fold in beaten egg whites. Pour into 3- 8 or
   9 cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes, or
   until, when pressed lightly w/finger tip, it barely springs
   back up.
   HINT: Line bottom of GREASED pan w/parchment, grease &
   flour parchment. Make your own buttermilk of sweet milk:
   Place 1 tb vinegar in a 1-cup measure. Add milk to = 1 cup.
   Let it thicken while gathering other ingredients.