German Chocolate Cake

1 package Duncan Hines moist Deluxe Swiss CHocolate Cake Mix

3 eggs

1 1/4 cups water

1/2 cup oil

1/2 cup chopped pecans


2/3 cup granulated sugar

2/3 cup evaporated milk

2 egg yolks

1/3 cup butter or margarine

1 (3.5 ounce) 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 x 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.

~From Marni


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