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Coconut-Pecan Filling and Frosting
Coconut-Pecan Filling and Frosting

Coconut-Pecan Filling and Frosting

20 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
This is, of course, the best reason to eat German chocolate cake. A sweet, caramely mix of coconut and pecans that can make you forget there's a whole dessert underneath it.
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36 servings
Original recipe yields 36 servings
4 egg yolks
1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk
1-1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup butter, cut into small pieces
1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
1-1/2 tsp. vanilla
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Let's Make It
1
Whisk egg yolks and milk in large saucepan until blended.
2
Add sugar and butter; cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat 12 min. or until thickened and golden brown. Remove from heat.
3
Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Cool to desired spreading consistency.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
Enjoy this rich, classic BAKER'S recipe. A small amount goes a long way so keep tabs on portions.
Tip 2
Note
This easy-to-make recipe makes about 4-1/2 cups frosting - enough to frost top and sides of 3 (8- or 9-inch) cake layers, tops of 2 (13x9-inch) cakes or 36 cupcakes.
Nutrition
Calories
160
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
15%
Saturated Fat 6g
30%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg
12%
Sodium 60mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates 14g
5%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 13g
26%
Protein 2g
4%
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
36 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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