German immigrants


Why the German people came to America

They came for religious freedom because there was a problem in Germany that was like you could only do a certain type of religion. Others came to america under the redeptioner, which is the people came as slaves.


German people brought a tradition called Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest is a big festival that German people.

Interesting Facts


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 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/2 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup buttermilk

Melt chocolate in boiling water. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add yolks, vanilla and chocolate. Add dry ingredients alternating with buttermilk. Fold in egg whites. Pour into three 9 inch pans lined with wax paper. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes. Frost top with coconut pecan frosting leaving sides unfrosted.