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Coconut Pecan Frosting Recipe

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1 12 Ounce Can Evaporated Milk
1 1/2 Cups Sugar
3/4 Cup Butter or Margarine
4 Egg Yolks, Slightly Beaten
1 1/2 Teaspoons Vanilla
1 7 Ounce Package of Flake Coconut
1 1/2 Cups Chopped Pecans

Stir milk, sugar, butter, egg yolks and vanilla in large saucepan.

Stirring constantly, cook on medium heat for approximately 12 minutes or until thickened and golden brown.

Remove from heat.

Stir in coconut and pecans.

Cool to room temperature and of spreading consistency.

Ice tops only of the cake layers.




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