German Chocolate

With a base of chocolate and buttermilk, and a homemade frosting made with vanilla, pecans, and coconut, German chocolate cakes have a legion of fans. Get our no-fail recipes for classic German chocolate cakes, as well as new takes that capture the flavors in cookies and no-bake German chocolate wafers.

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DIY Cake Toppers to Make Your Cake Prettier

Jazz up your next special occasion cake with one of these fun, DIY cake toppers. From mini shimmery balloons to sparkly shapes, these cake toppers are sure to add to the joyous celebration!

German Chocolate Crunch Bars

German chocolate cake meets chocolate rice krispies in this coconut-coated homemade rice krispie treats recipe. Sprinkle with chopped pecans for extra crunch!

German Chocolate Cookies

Topped with toasted pecans and coconut, these low-fat cookies get a healthy boost from antioxidant-rich dark chocolate. For a classic German chocolate flavor, use sweet baking chocolate.

German Chocolate Wafer Cookies

Drop three convenience items (including wafer cookies) in your grocery cart and you'll have everything you need to create these insanely simple treats. Using waxed paper beneath the wire rack makes cleanup a snap.
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Chewy Chocolate Caramel Bars

This super easy dessert uses caramel candies and chocolate cake mix. Make it for a work party or as a sweet snack for the kids.

German Chocolate Cupcakes

For a quick and easy shortcut, start with bakery cupcakes or prepare from a cake mix. Top each cupcake with a circle of frosty ice cream and the embellishments of your choice.