Daphne Oz Shares a German Chocolate Cake Recipe on Dr. Oz
On August 26, 2014 Dr. Oz did a segment about “guilty pleasure” treats like red whine, cheese, frappuccino’s, Ice cream and yes chocolate cake!! You can enjoy decadent treats if you know how to prepare them using alternative ingredients to make them a little healthier so you can have an occasional serving without blowing your diet or leaving you feeling stricken with guilt.
German Chocolate Cake Recipe by Daphne Oz
Dr. Oz said that his own personal “guilty pleasure” is German Chocolate Cake. He said that traditionally each year his family makes it for him. Pistachio ice cream is his other guilty pleasure that he occasionally will treat himself to. Here are the ingredients and preparation directions to make this recipe :
Cake Ingredients :
- 1 box of Duncan Hines Moist Delux Devil’s food cake mix
- 1 pack of instant pudding chocolate mix
- 1 cup of water
Coconut Pecan Icing Ingredients :
- 1 14 oz cans of condensed milk
- 6 egg yolks
- 1 cup of unsalted butter
- 14 oz shredded coconut (sweetened)
- 8 oz of chopped pecans
- 2 tsp of vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp of salt
Preparation directions to make the German Chocolate Cake :
- Mix the cake and instant pudding mix with the eggs in a bowl. Add in oil butter and water and whisk until evenly mixed. Add in the cup of water and blend until smooth.
- Pour the batter that you just prepared into 2 cake pans that have been greased.
- Bake as in the oven using the cake mix directions.
- Allow to cool in cake pan
Icing preparation :
- Mix all of the icing ingredients listed above but leave out the coconut and pecans for now. Mix over a double boiler and be sure to keep mixing to keep from cooking over a double boiler. Cook until the icing thickens. This should take approximately 15 to 20 min.
- Add the pecan and coconut to the icing mixure. Allow to cool and occasionally stir.
- Spread the coconut / pecan icing mixture on to the cake.. Set in fridge to cool and set and enjoy your German Chocolate Cake!
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