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       Title: German Chocolate Cake
  Categories: Cakes, Desserts
       Yield: 12 servings
       4 oz Sweet chocolate
     1/2 c  -Boiling water
       1 c  Butter or margarine
       2 c  Sugar
       4    Eggs; separated
       1 ts Vanilla
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 ts Baking soda
   2 1/2 c  Sifted cake flour
       1 c  Buttermilk
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       1 c  Evaporated milk
       1 c  Sugar
       3    Egg yolks
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine
       1 ts Vanilla
   1 1/3 c  Flake coconut
       1 c  Chopped pecans
   Melt chocolate in boiling water. Cream 1 cup butter and 2 cups sugar
   until mixture is light and fluffy. Add 4 egg yolks, one at a time,
   beating well after each addition. Add chocolate mixture and 1
   teaspoon vanilla. Sift together salt, soda and cake flour. Add
   alternately with buttermilk to chocolate mixture until batter is
   smooth. Beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into batter. Pour into 3
   greased waxed-paper-lined 8- or 9-inch layer cake pans. Bake at 350F
   30 to 40 minutes. Turn out of pans and cool on racks.
   Meanwhile, to make frosting, combine evaporated milk, sugar, egg
   yolks, butter and vanilla in saucepan. Cook, stirring, over medium
   heat until mixture thickens, about 12 minutes. Add coconut and pecans
   and beat until thick enough to spread. Spread between layers and on
   top of cake.
   (C) 1992 The Los Angeles Times