|1/2||cup||granulated sugar replacement||*|
|2 1/4||cups||flour, all-purpose|
|4||each||egg whites||stiffly beaten*|
|1/3||cup||granulated sugar replacement||*|
|3/4||cup||coconut, shredded, unsweetened (desiccated)||*|
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: 1996-01-27 last updated: 2014-08-21
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