Grammy's German-Style Frosting

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Torrey Moseley

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@Torrey

This is a decadent, buttery, chewy, crunchy absolutely YUMMY frosting. I used to eat it by the spoonful straight out of the pan (I'm serious).

It's basically the same type of frosting you would see on a German chocolate cake.My grandmother always frosted her oatmeal spice cake with it.

Rating:
★★★☆☆ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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1 1/2 c
(3 sticks) butter
1/2 c
evaporated milk (pet milk) do not confuse it with sweetened condensed milk
1 c
dark brown sugar (or light brown sugar with 2 tbs molasses added)
1 1/2 to 2 c
coconut, shredded
1 1/2 to 2 c
chopped pecans (or walnuts)

How to Make Grammy's German-Style Frosting

Step-by-Step

  • 1Spread half the coconut on a cookie sheet and bake in 400 degree oven until golden brown (only takes a few minutes).
  • 2Combine milk, brown sugar and butter in heavy pan.
  • 3Bring to good, rolling boil then remove from heat.
  • 4Stir in toasted and raw coconut and chopped nuts. Spread on cake while frosting is still warm (otherwise it sets up to the point you can't spread it).

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