German Chocolate Cake

Makes 1, 8″ cake pan or 10 cup cakes. Preheat oven to 350° F. Bake cake approx. 30 min. Bake cup cakes approx 20 min. Use toothpick or cake tester to check if done. Should come out clean.

  • 1 1/2 cups walnuts
  • 1/3 cup chocolate (95% Lindt chocolate, 8 squares)
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. soda
  • 5 eggs
  • 3/4 cup date puree
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla

Put walnuts in food processor and chop until fine. Break up chocolate and add to nuts, continue to process. Add the rest of dry ingredients and pulse to combined. If you have a large food processor add eggs, date puree and vanilla. If you only have a small food processor, whisk eggs, date puree and vanilla in bowl and add dry ingredients. Mix well.

This will make a 8″ cake or 10 cup cakes. If using 8″ pan line spray with cooking oil and line bottom of pan with parchment paper. If making cup cakes use baking cups, in pan.

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