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German Chocolate Cake Icing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kim Colegrove
Added: Thursday, May 22, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. evaporated milk
1 c. sugar
3 egg yolks slightly beaten
1/2 c. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/3 c. flakes coconut
1 c. chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Combine milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter, and vanilla in a sauce pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens, about 12 minutes. Remove from heat. Add coconut and pecans. Cool until of spreading consistency, beating occasionally. Makes 2 1/2 c.

 

 

 

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