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German Chocolate Frosting with Walnuts

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"This is a delicious take on an old classic, German chocolate frosting. Made with coconut and walnut pieces. You get all of the taste with less cholesterol. You can use pecan pieces for a more traditional version."
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30 m servings 443
Original recipe yields 8 servings (2 cups frosting)


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  1. Stir the lightly beaten egg whites, evaporated milk, sugar, and light butter together in a saucepan over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, 10 to 12 minutes.
  2. Fold the coconut and walnuts into the thickened mixture. Set aside to cool completely before using.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 443 calories; 22.7 58.3 7.3 17 229 Full nutrition

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very nice, I did not have butter so used coconut oil, smelled heavenly!

I like that I can use the egg whites and not the yolks since I have extra whites when I make certain pastries, I did still use the pecans because I don't like walnuts.

made it for first time works good

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