Coconut-Pecan Filling and Frosting

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This is the traditional filling used for a German Chocolate Cake made with pecans, sugar, vanilla, evaporated milk and coconut.
Recipe By: Kraft Foods
  • Prep5 min |
  • Total22 min |
  • Serves4 1/2 cups

Ingredients

    • 4 egg yolks
    • 1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk
    • 1-1/2 tsp vanilla
    • 1-1/2 cups sugar
    • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter or margarine
    • 1 pkg (7 oz.) BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut (about 2-2/3 cups)
    • 1-1/2 cups PLANTERS Chopped Pecans

Instructions

BEAT egg yolks, milk and vanilla in large saucepan with wire whisk until well blended. Add sugar and butter; cook on medium heat 12 min. or until thickened and golden brown, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

ADD coconut and pecans; mix well. Cool to room temperature and of desired spreading consistency.

USE to frost your favorite cake or cupcake recipe.

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