Boiled Icing, For German Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Boiled icing, for German Chocolate Cake

Kay Cowell

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@kaycowell

There's nothing better than homemade boiled icing for a German chocolate cake, still warm from the stove. You'll never use ready made again it just isn't the same


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Rating:

Serves:

1 cake

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 can(s)
evaporated milk
1 c
sugar
3 large
egg yolks, reserve whites
1/2 c
butter (or margarine)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/3 c
coconut
1 c
pecans, in pieces (more to taste)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix together first 5 ingredients in pan on stovetop over medium heat until thick. Stirring constantly, careful not to scorch
2
Remove from heat and beat by hand until thick and looses some of the gloss. Add coconut and pecans
3
Pour almost 1/2 over first layer of cooled German Chocolate Cake. Then put next layer on and pour remaining frosting and let drip down the sides.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom