German chocolate cake recipe is a classic of chocolate cake making and can be very similar to chocolate cake or vanilla cake recipe.
You can make German chocolate milk chocolate cake and vanilla cake with the following ingredients:2 cups milk (3 tbsp water, 2 tbsp sugar, 2 tsp vanilla)2 cups sugar2 cups powdered sugar (1/2 cup)1 cup powdered sugar2 eggs1 cup chocolate chips1 tsp vanilla extract2 tsp ground ginger root3 cups chocolate chips2 tsp cocoa powder1/4 tsp salt3/4 cup milk1 tsp milk chocolate chips, more to taste1/3 cup chocolate ganache (optional)For the frosting:1 cup flour2 cups water3 cups powdered flour (to use, substitute 1/2 tsp.
cinnamon powder, 1/4 teaspoon.
ground nutmeg and 1/8 tsp.
ground ginger)1/8 cup powdered butter (to add, substitute 2/3 tsp.
sugar)1 tsp baking powder1 tsp salt (to taste)1 1/3 cups milk1 cup sugar1 cup water1 cup vanilla extract (to make it)1 Tbsp ground ginger1 tsp ground chocolate (to give it that chocolate taste)For frosting, add powdered flour, water, powdered butter, baking powder and salt to a medium saucepan.
Bring to a boil and lower heat.
Add milk, powdered sugar and vanilla and let it simmer for a few minutes.
Gradually add the milk and sugar, whisking constantly to combine.
Add eggs, milk chocolate, powdered cream and ginger.
Simmer on low heat for a couple of minutes, until the mixture thickens and begins to form a stiff, but not sticky consistency.
Add the chocolate chips and let simmer for another couple of seconds.
Let cool completely.
For the chocolate gansache: Beat the powdered butter and cocoa powder in a small bowl until smooth.
Add in the ginger root, ginger powder, powdered chocolate and powdered milk and mix well.
Beat on low speed for 1 minute.
Remove from heat.
Gently stir in the powdered chocolate.
Divide the batter between 2 plates and shape into a cake shape.
Bake for about 30 minutes at 400 degrees Celsius.
Recipe adapted from: recipe.india.com.