All about the German Immigrants

By: Alizeya

Why did they came to the U.S?

The Germans came to america for religious freedom and trying to get away from diseases.

A tradition that the Germans brought with them.

In 4 weeks before Christmas, the German's go to these Christmas markets and the first Christmas market was recorded in 1393.

German Dance

German Dancing!

Fun facts

1.) Germany is Europe's largest economy.

2.) There are 300 kinds of bread.

3.) There are bread museums in Germany.

4.) There are 35 dialects of the German language.

5.) 2% of Germans do not own cell phones.

German Chocolate Cake

(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

1.) Melt chocolate in boiling water.

2.) Cream butter and sugar until fluffy, add egg yolks, vanilla, and chocolate.

3.) Add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk.

4.) Fold egg whites.

5.)Pour into three 9" pans, lined on bottoms with wax paper.

6.) Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes.

Coconut Pecan Filling and Frosting

(You can this if you want to)

1 cup evaporated milk

1 sugar

3 egg yolks

1/2 cup butter

1 tsp vanilla

1 1/3 cup coconut

1 cup chopped pecans

1.) Combine all except coconut and pecan in a saucepan.

2.) Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, about 12 minutes.

3.) When mixture thickens, remove from heat.

4.) Stir in coconut and pecans.

5.) Cool until spreadable.