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
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Serves:
12
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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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

  • 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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About German Chocolate Cake Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes




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