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German Chocolate Cake Topping Recipe

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This recipe for German Chocolate Cake Topping, by , is from Aelred and Rita Wagner Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wil Wagner
Added: Sunday, September 14, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup light brown sugar
1 tablespoon Instant ClearJel
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 cup half and half or milk
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon pecan flavor or pralines & cream flavor, optional
1 1/2 cups shredded or flaked coconut, sweetened or unsweetened, toasted
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans, toasted
Topping
7 1/2 ounces light brown sugar
1 tablespoon Instant ClearJel
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 ounces unsalted butter
4 ounces half and half or milk
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon pecan flavor or pralines & cream flavor, optional
3 1/2 ounces shredded or flaked coconut, sweetened or unsweetened, toasted
4 1/2 ounces chopped pecans, toasted

Directions:
Directions:
1) Whisk together the brown sugar, ClearJel, and salt till thoroughly combined.

2) Melt the butter in a medium-sized saucepan; stir in the milk or half and half, sugar mixture, and corn syrup.

3) Bring to a simmer and cook gently, stirring constantly, until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture thickens slightly.

4) Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla, flavor, coconut, and pecans.

5) Spoon topping onto cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I got this recipe from www.kingarthurflour.com

 

 

 

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