German Chocolate Cake Frosting

German Chocolate Cake Frosting Recipe

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Sheila Charette

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@thyme4ma

My favorite part of this cake is the frosting!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

  • 9 oz
    evaporated milk
  • 1 c
    maple syrup
  • 4
    egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 6 oz
    butter
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 7 oz
    shredded coconut
  • 7 oz
    chopped pecans
  • 1 box
    chocolate cake mix

How to Make German Chocolate Cake Frosting

Step-by-Step

  1. In a heavy sauce pan, combine the evaporated milk, maple syrup, egg yolks, butter and vanilla.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and is golden brown. About 12 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, beat with a wire whisk until cooled, and stir in coconut and chopped pecans.
  4. Bake the chocolate cake according to direction.You will need two layers.
  5. Spread 1 cup of the frosting over the bottom layer.
    Top with second layer and frost with remaining frosting.
  6. Refrigerate cake for one hour before serving.

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About German Chocolate Cake Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes




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