German Chocolate Cake Recipes

With extra layers and textures, these desserts top a standard chocolate cake any day. Make a German chocolate cake recipe for the family and make it your own.

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German Chocolate Cupcakes

7 reviews

These cupcakes disappear in a dash when I take them to the school where I teach. Pecans, coconut and brown sugar dress up the topping nicely.
—Lettice Charmasson, San Diego, California

German Chocolate Tres Leches Cake

2 reviews

I first tried tres leches cake while in Ecuador several years ago. Since then, I’ve changed it up by adding...


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German Chocolate Cake

86 reviews

According to my husband, this is the best German chocolate cake recipe in the whole world. Every bite has a...


German Chocolate Upside Down Cake

This recipe is my mother's—she's an excellent baker and cook. There was always some new food for my three brothers...


German Sweet Chocolate Cake

This is a real treat. My sister and I always enjoy preparing this together.—Patricia Peebles, Springfield, Missouri

German Chocolate Birthday Cake

10 reviews

This moist, flavorful cake was the traditional birthday cake at our house when I was growing up. Everyone requested it....


German Chocolate Dump Cake

17 reviews

We make this for Sunday lunches when the whole family gets together. The cream cheese topping is so good, it...