Ingredients for Cake:
1 cup Butter
1 1/4 cups Cane Suger (White Granulated Sugar can be substituted)
6 ounces Semi-Sweet Chocolate
1/2 cup Boiling Water
2 cups 00 Tipo Flour (Cake Flour can be substituted)
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
1/4 teaspoon Kosher Salt
1 cup Buttermilk
4 Egg Yolks
4 Egg Whites
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Ingredients for Coconut Pecan Frosting:
3 cups Cane Sugar (White Granulated Sugar can be substituted)
1 3/4 cups Butter
2 1/2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
8 Egg Yolks
1 12 Ounce Can Evaporated Milk
2 cups Pecans
14 ounces Shredded Sweetened Coconut
eat it all right now, but I will cook it first.
on the bottom. Divide cake batter between the two prepared 9 inch cake pans. I used my kitchen
scale to measure and make sure both of these pans had the exact same amount of batter. Yes I can
be that picky and obsessive compulsive. When I was a kid, and people asked me why I was the
way I was, I told them, what do you expect, I have two perfectionist parents. Of course, they
would have a child like me. We didn't call it Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Does that make
me old? I started being OCD before OCD was PC. The term used in my home was being a perfectionist. I'm distracted, sorry. Now bake your cakes in the middle of the oven for 25-30
minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
plate to evenly cut the cake in half. Cut both cakes, now you have four layers.
with about 1 1/2 cups of frosting. If that seems like too little, add more.