Coconut-Pecan Filling and Frosting2004-05-31
- Course: Desserts
- Yield : 4 1/2 cups
- Servings : 4 1/2 cups
- Prep Time : 15m
- Cook Time : 12m
- Ready In : 27m
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German chocolate cakes have always been popular for weddings and, in particular, the groom’s cake. The groom’s cake is typically chocolate with coconut-pecan filling and frosting.
- 1 (12 oz) can evaporated milk
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1 1/2 sticks margarine or butter (12 Tbsp)
- 4 egg yolks, slightly beaten
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 1 (7 oz) packages Bakers Angel Flake Coconut
- 1 1/2 cup chopped pecans
In a medium saucepan, mix the milk, sugar, margarine, egg yolks, and vanilla. Cook and stir on medium heat about 12 minutes or until thickened and golden brown. Remove from heat.
Stir in coconut and pecans. Cool to room temperature and of spreading consistency. Makes 4 1/2 cups.