Broiler Icing

Broiler Icing


"This is a caramel nut coconut icing that you toast under the broiler. Excellent on oatmeal cake!"


15 m servings 90 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 90 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5.3 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 11g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 26 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, butter, and cream. Mix in coconut and chopped nuts.
  2. Spread icing over cooled cake. Place cake under broiler for 2 minutes or until bubbly.


  1. 11 Ratings

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One of the best and easiest and tastiest icing ever!!! Great recipe thanks!

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Too sweet!!! Had to remove it from the cake :-(.

One of the best and easiest and tastiest icing ever!!! Great recipe thanks!

i grew up with this icing and was so excited to find it here! my mom always put this on top of date cake. it actually seal in the moisture of the cake and creates a nice crunchy topping. make...

I slightly changed this recipe; deleting the nuts; substituting milk for the cream and adding a tsp of vanilla. I use this on a standard white 'scratch' cake and everyone gobbles it

Made chocolate cupcakes not realizing that I didn't have enough icing sugar to make frosting, so I found this recipe and made it instead. Omitted the nuts. I was a bit worried, as it doesn't hav...

Wonderful icing, I put it on a pineapple cake instead of cream cheese frosting and it was great. I used flavoured liquid coffee mate(vanilla)in place of the cream and it was awesome!

I love this icing--especially with Never Fail Applesauce Spice Cake, though sometimes I eliminate the nuts and coconut. Thanks so much for a super-easy and delicious icing!!

Love it! Very simple and yet very tasty. I put this on a banana brownie recipe and it was perfect! Keeps the cake/brownie nice and moist. I did use milk instead of cream and I did omit the cocon...

This is exactly what my mother used to put on chocolate cakes!!!! I grew up with this and it's delicious! Do as the other reader said and make sure you have a golden brown finish or you miss out...

Too sweet!!! Had to remove it from the cake :-(.