German Chocolate Bundt Cake with Butterscotch Glaze

German Chocolate Bundt Cake

All the flavors of German Chocolate are baked into this bundt cake, and an easy butterscotch glaze take it over the top.

German Chocolate Bundt Cake with Butterscotch Glaze
Yield: 1 (10-inch) cake
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  1. 3⁄4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder
  2. 3 (1-ounce) squares German’s sweet chocolate, chopped
  3. 3⁄4 cup hot coffee
  4. 1⁄2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  5. 2 cups sugar
  6. 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  7. 3 large egg whites, at room temperature
  8. 3 cups all-purpose flour
  9. 1 tablespoon baking powder
  10. 3⁄4 teaspoon baking soda
  11. 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt
  12. 1 1⁄2 cups whole buttermilk
  13. Butterscotch Glaze (recipe follows)
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 15-cup Bundt pan with nonstick baking spray with flour. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together cocoa, chocolate, and coffee until combined. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, and vanilla at high speed with an electric mixer until fluffy, approximately 4 minutes. Add egg whites, in thirds, beating well after each addition. Reduce mixer speed to low. Add chocolate mixture, beating until combined.
  4. In another medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture in thirds, alternating with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean, approximately 50 minutes. Let cool in pan 10 minutes. Invert onto a wire rack, and let cool completely. Drizzle Butterscotch Glaze over cake. Store at room temperature up to 5 days.
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Butterscotch Glaze
Yield: approximately 1 cup
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  1. 1 cup butterscotch morsels
  2. 1⁄2 cup half-and-half
  1. In a small saucepan, combine butterscotch morsels and half-and-half. Cook over medium heat, whisking often, until mixture is smooth and morsels are melted. Let cool until thickened, approximately 15 minutes. Use glaze immediately.
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