German Americans

By:Gage

About Germany

Did you know that saying hi our hello is hallo [HA.LOW]. The reason they came to the United States is because of religious reasons and they came for freedom! Every year the U.S. people dress in German cloths they make German foods and more German stuff. Most German people thought education was portent. Most German Americans did the same thing they did in Germany.

Traditions

Did you know they brought Christmas trees with them? Germans brought Easter egg hunts in Pennsylvania! Oktoberfest is a big festival celebrated by Germany.

German Chocolate Cake Recipe

(3 layers) 4 oz German sweet chocolate 1/2 cup boiling water 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 4 egg yolks 4 egg whites, stiffly beaten 1 tsp vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup buttermilk Melt chocolate in boiling water. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy, add egg yolks, vanilla, and chocolate. Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk. Fold in egg whites. Pour into three 9" pans, lined on bottoms with wax paper. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes. Frost tops with Coconut Pecan Frosting, leaving sides unfrosted. Coconut Pecan Filling and Frosting 1 cup evaporated milk 1 cup sugar 3 egg yolks 1/2 cup butter 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/3 cup coconut 1 cup chopped pecans Combine all except coconut and pecans in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, about 12 minutes. When mixture thickens, remove from heat. Stir in coconut and pecans. Cool until spreadable.