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German Chocolate Cake Coconut-Pecan Frosting Recipe

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This recipe for German Chocolate Cake Coconut-Pecan Frosting, by , is from 'Cooking With Harmony' 2nd Edition, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Cook
Added: Thursday, June 4, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup evaporated milk
1 cup white sugar
3 egg yolks
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/3 cups shredded coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
Pecan halves for garnish
German Chocolate Cake (cooled)

Directions:
Directions:
Cook and stir in a heavy saucepan over low to medium heat until thickened (about 10 - 12 minutes). Mixture will thicken, but should not be cooked until dry. Remove from heat. Beat mixture until thickened and cool enough to spread on a prepared German Chocolate Cake.
Use pecan halves for garnish.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This tastes so much better than canned frosting that it is worth the extra effort!

 

 

 

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