German Chocolate Cake Recipe Bakers

Are you ready to indulge in the most decadent and irresistible German chocolate cupcakes? These treats are piled high with a mouthwatering frosting that combines sweetened coconut flakes, toasted pecans, and caramel. Get ready to satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-follow recipe!

German Chocolate Cake Recipe Bakers
German Chocolate Cake Recipe Bakers

Getting Started

To begin, gather the following ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup of sour cream
  • 3/4 cup of milk
  • 2 ounces of sweetened dark chocolate
  • 1/4 cup of hot coffee
  • 1 1/3 cups of all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

Making the Cupcake Batter

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the sour cream and milk, whisking them together. Set aside.
  2. Finely chop the sweetened dark chocolate and transfer it back into the bowl of milk.
  3. Add the hot coffee to the chocolate and milk mixture, allowing it to melt.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together the all-purpose flour, salt, baking powder, and cocoa powder. Whisk until well combined.
  5. Cream the butter in a mixing bowl using a hand mixer until smooth.
  6. Gradually add the sugar to the butter, mixing until creamy.
  7. Add the vanilla extract and eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  8. Pour the melted chocolate mixture into the butter mixture and mix until combined.
  9. Gradually add the dry flour mixture and the milk mixture to the batter in alternating batches. Mix until the batter is smooth.

Baking the Cupcakes

  1. Preheat the oven to the recommended temperature.
  2. Fill cupcake papers with the batter using an ice cream scoop.
  3. Bake the cupcakes in the preheated oven for the suggested amount of time.

Making the German Chocolate Frosting

  1. In a saucepan, combine the packed light brown sugar, salt, vanilla extract, melted butter, egg yolks, and evaporated milk.
  2. Whisk the mixture thoroughly to ensure a smooth consistency.
  3. Place the saucepan over medium heat and whisk continuously until the frosting thickens and reaches a boil.
  4. Remove the frosting from the heat and let it cool.

Assembling the Cupcakes

  1. Core the cupcakes and fill them with a splash of chocolate ganache if desired.
  2. Generously frost the cupcakes using an ice cream scoop or a tool of your choice.
  3. Drizzle the tops with more chocolate ganache and garnish with toasted pecans.

Enjoy Your Homemade Delight!

These German chocolate cupcakes are a true delight for your taste buds. The combination of moist chocolate cake, rich caramel frosting, and the crunch of toasted pecans is simply irresistible. Make sure to save some for later because these cupcakes will disappear quickly!

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NOTE: If you want to recreate the original recipe, please refer to the video linked in the original article.

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