German Chocolate Cake

1 pkg. Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Swiss Chocolate Cake Mix 3 eggs
1 1⁄4 cups water
1⁄2 cup oil

1⁄2 cup chopped pecans Frosting:
2/3 cup granulated sugar 2/3 cup evaporated milk 2 egg yolks

1/3 cup butter or margarine
1 (3.5 oz.) can flaked coconut (1 1/3 cups)
1 cup chopped pecans
1⁄2 tsp. vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour 9×13 inch pan.
2. Prepare cake mix following package directions for basic recipe. Stir in 1⁄2 cup pecans. Pour into pan. Bake at 350 for 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
3. For Frosting: Combine sugar, evaporated milk, egg yolks and butter in medium saucepan. Cook and stir on medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Add coconut, 1 cup pecans and vanilla extract. Stir until thick. Spread on top of cake.

~Marni B. Sanft


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