German Chocolate Cake Frosting II

German Chocolate Cake Frosting II


"German chocolate cake frosting that is cooked on top of the stove and put on warm cake while frosting is warm."


30 m servings 265 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 265 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 18.4 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.5g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 57 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 129 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan combine evaporated milk, sugar, egg yolks, margarine and vanilla. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thick. Remove from heat and stir in pecans and coconut. Spread on cake while still warm.
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  1. 448 Ratings


I made this recipe,but I added about a tablespoon/table spoon in a half of cornstarch mixed with the evaporated milk,to thicken since some people said it was a little runny.I chopped up my pecan...

This came out wonderfully, very rich and sweet though, so don't feel the need to really glob it on your cake, just a thin layer is good enough! As far as those reviewers suggesting to add corns...

How good is this recipe, it's easy to make and delicious. The reviewer that suggested adding cornstarch to the evaporated milk was right on target. I turned out beautifully. I also toasted the ...

This frosting was fabulous!! I did not alter any of the ingredients listed. I agree with other reviewers, it does NOT need cornstarch. Based on other reviews, I added all ingredients, except ...

This was very good! I also took other reviewers advice and added 1 Tbsp of cornstarch to the evaporated milk. When it was not thickening I brought it to a boil and immediately removed it from ...

This icing was wonderful! I made a chocolate bundt cake, and poured icing on top. It made a beautiful cake. I received great reviews from my guests! I did add 1 tablespoon of cornstarch to evapo...

Wow! I made this frosting with Dark Chocolate Cake II for my husband's birthday and it was fantastic! I did use 1 TBSP of cornstarch to help thicken and it came out perfect. I will be using this...

This German Chocolate Cake Frosting II is the best I've ever tasted and my guests feel the same way. Toasting the coconut and pecan chips first gives it the taste that stands out. Thanks for a g...

Delicious! I used two whole eggs (just tempered them with the hot milk and sugar), toasted the nuts and added just a pinch of salt. This thickened up beautifully but it was my first time so it m...