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German Chocolate Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup Carnation evaporated milk
3 egg yolks
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Mix at medium temperature until thick (about 12 minutes)
Add pecans - let cool before icing cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is for an authentic German Chocolate cake which has 3 layers with icing on top of each layer only, not the sides.

Our family likes icing on the sides, so I make 1 1/2 of this recipe.
(1 1/2 stick of butter, 5 egg yolks, etc.)

 

 

 

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