Coconut Pecan Frosting 4 German Chocolate Cake

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Kathie Carr

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@kathiecc

I find the German Chocolate cake mixes very good. BUT the canned frosting just isn't the same as the real thing. Here is my Mom's recipe for the real stuff.

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Serves:
1 cake
Prep:
15 Min

Ingredients

1 c
evaporated milk
1 c
sugar
3
slightly beaten egg yolks
1/2 c
butter (no substitutes)
small pinch of salt (to cut sweetness)
1 tsp
vanilla
1 1/3 c
angel flake coconut
1 c
chopped pecans

How to Make Coconut Pecan Frosting 4 German Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a saucepan mix milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter, salt, and vanilla. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until mixture thickens (about 12 minutes). Remove from heat. Add coconut and pecans. Beat until cool and of spreading consistency. Makes enough to fill and frost one cake.

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