German Chocolate Sheet Cake

(from Thentheresjess’s recipe box)

Source: RecipeThing user castro15

Categories: Dessert


  • Chocolate Sheet Cake (see recipe)
  • Chocolate Frosting (see recipe)
  • Topping:
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 6 tbsp. butter
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup golden syrup
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 1/2 cups toasted chopped pecans


  1. Make Chocolate Sheet Cake.

  2. Make Chocolate Frosting.

  3. For the topping: Heat half-and-half, butter, light brown sugar, golden syrup, egg yolks and salt in a medium saucepan over medium heat, whisking constantly, until slightly thickened but still runny. Pour over coconut and pecans in a bowl. Toss and let cool (it will thicken). Meanwhile, frost the cake and refrigerate until set. Top with the coconut-pecan mixture.

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