About this recipe: A sweet and delicious layer cake, which is perfect for birthdays. Chocolate sponge cakes are filled and topped with a pecan and coconut icing.
OK. Divine is the one word I can come up for this wonderful recipe. My 14 year old son wanted a ver special birthday cake and this is the one we picked out. It was wonderful and my family went crazy for it. This is the real deal if you love german chocolate cake. The recipe is written perfectly and I love the fact it is someone Grandma's recipe too! Thanks so much for sharing such a wonderful delight!! :o) - 05 Sep 2003 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
This is my very first german chocolate cake. I made it for my boyfriend's birthday. The cake was very flavorful, I think the evaporated milk lend it a rich milk flavor. It was on the dry side for a cake. But since I never had a german chocolate cake before, I wasn't sure if that's just the way they are. My boyfriend (his mom makes him a german chocolate cake every year) said it was almost as good as his mom's. But he did agree that it was a little dry. The icing was delicious. I would definitely make it again. - 21 Dec 2003 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
This cake has a wonderful flavor, but I found it to be much drier than the standard recipe that I've been using for nearly 30 years now. This might be due to the fact that I baked the cake in a 9-x-13 pan. The flavor is very good, but I think that I'll stick with my recipe because it produces a cake that isn't as dry. Thank you for sharing this recipe. - 23 Nov 2006 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)