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Diabetic German Chocolate Cake

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Make this German chocolate cake with natural sweeter or sugar replacement, it's still chocolaty, rich and delicious and even your diabetic family member or friend can enjoy one slice or two.

. Prep
20 min.
35 min.
Ready In
55 min.
16 servings
Trans-fat Free
Metric measurements


4ounces chocolate unsweetened
1/2cup water boiling
1/2cup butterVideo
1/2cup granulated sugar replacement *
3tablespoons fructose granulated
4each egg yolks *
2teaspoons vanilla extractVideo
2 1/4cups flour, all-purpose
1teaspoon baking sodaVideo
1/2teaspoon salt
1cup buttermilkVideo
4each egg whites stiffly beaten*
1cup evaporated milkVideo skim
1/3cup granulated sugar replacement *
1each eggVideo
1tablespoon flour, all-purpose
2tablespoons margarine
2teaspoons vanilla extractVideo
3/4cup coconut, shredded, unsweetened (desiccated) *
1/3cup pecans chopped
* not incl. in nutrient facts



Melt chocolate in boiling water, cool.

Cream next three ingredients until fluffy.

Add yolks, one at a time, beating well.

Blend in vanilla and chocolate water.

Sift flour with baking soda and salt.

Add alternately with buttermilk to chocolate mixture, beating each time till smooth.

Fold in beaten egg whites.

Grease three 9-inch pans and line with paper.

Grease again and pour in batter.

Bake 25-30 min at 350 F.

Remove paper lining and cool.


Combine all but vanilla and pecans in saucepan.

Cook and stir on low heat till thick.

Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and pecans.

Cool slightly; spread over cake while warm.

First published: last updated: 2014-12-21

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As far as the sugar replacement goes, how much does "half each" equal?? Half of a little package of Sweet 'n Low?
I need to know very soon, I have to make the cake on Friday.

Thank you!

Dowagiac, United States over 4 years ago

Thanks for your comment, just updated the recipe, now it is completed, enjoy this delicious cake!

toronto, Canada over 4 years ago

Thank you so much! We will enjoy it!

Dowagiac, United States over 4 years ago

that recipes stinks it does not come out cream like other homemade cakes and it is really bitter if you wanted to make a diabetic chocolate cake you should at least make sure it tastes good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

San Antonio, United States over 4 years ago

I really like this -- made it twice so far. Thank you!

Port Hawkesbury, Canada over 4 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 70g (2.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 22153% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 198mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 5% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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