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