Coconut-Pecan Filling/frosting

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 331.0
  • Total Fat: 23.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 81.4 mg
  • Sodium: 60.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 3.8 g

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a sweet, thick frosting for German chocolate cake a sweet, thick frosting for German chocolate cake
Number of Servings: 16


    12 oz. evaporated milk
    1 1/2 c. sugar
    1/4 c. butter
    4 egg yolks, slightly beaten
    1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
    7 oz. coconut
    1 1/2 c. finely chopped pecans


in a large saucepan combine milk, sugar, butter, yolks and vanilla. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly for 12 minutes or until thickened and golden brown. Remove from heat. Stir in coconut and pecans. Cool to room temperature and to a spreading consistency. Makes about 4 1/2 cups.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DEVERDE87.

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