Toasted Pecan Brown Sugar Frosting Glaze

  • Yield : 1 cup
  • Servings : 1
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 45m
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Perfect frosting for a nice change from powdered sugar frosting


  • 1/4 cup (3 tablespoon) butter
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoon evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar or more if needed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted


Step 1

Place pecans in microwve for 1 minute - Set aside

Step 2

In medium saucepan, combine 3 tablespoons margarine and 1/2 cup brown sugar; bring to a boil.

Step 3

Cook over medium heat stirring constantly for 1 to 2 minutes or until slightly thickened.

Step 4

Cool 15 minutes. Add milk; beat until smooth

Step 5

With a mixer beat in enough powdered sugar for desired spreading consistency. add more powdered sugar if needed. Frost cooled cake or cookies then sprinkle with pecans.

Step 6

If needed, chilling in refrigerator may help thicken the frosting. If it is too thick add a little more milk.


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Abbeville, Louisiana Louisiana
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