German Chocolate Cake


Preparation info

  • Serves:

    14 to 16

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      25 min

Appears in

Rose's Heavenly Cakes

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2009

  • About

I used to think German Chocolate Cake was too sweet. Then one day after skiing in Utah at Deer Valley, I visited baker Stephanie Kirzus and the Windy Ridge Bakery in Park City and I discovered how absolutely addictive this cake could be. For my version, I started with the classic filling, but then I needed the perfect chocolate cake. I began a quest for a cake that would use oil instead of butter so that it would maintain a good texture when refrigerated but would still be delicious. I base