German Chocolate Cake Frosting

German Chocolate Cake Frosting

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"Coconut Pecan Frosting for German Chocolate Cake."

Ingredients

30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 280 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 280 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 19.2 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 78 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 107 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan combine evaporated milk, brown sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thick. Remove from heat and stir in pecans and coconut. Let cool to room temperature before spreading on cake.
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This frosting recipe was easy and turned out fabulous. Make sure you cook over medium to medium heat while stirring constantly to obtain a thick consistancy. I'm a grandma and the smell of the b...

Wonderful frosting! The key to this thickening up is to stir and cook over medium heat for about 12 minutes.

I'm so glad I made this recipe and not one of the others that were on this site. This one looked a lot easier but didn't have as many ratings. I decided to give this one a try and it was wonder...