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Easy German Chocolate Cake Icing

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very quick, easy icing recipe for German chocolate cake. It's the best and quickest. My grandmother passes it to my mom, my mom to me, and me to you. You can substitute walnuts for pecans, if desired."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 262 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 262 calories; 16.7 g fat; 29 g carbohydrates; 1.5 g protein; 21 mg cholesterol; 83 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was pretty good, followed the recipe as written with all ingredients & no additional to see how it handled. This was my first attempt at this type of frosting & I wasn't super clear on how ...

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After following the directions given, I wasn't happy with the consistency, it was a bit more solid then what I'm familiar with. Sooo, I added a bit of whipping cream to smooth out the texture. T...

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This was pretty good, followed the recipe as written with all ingredients & no additional to see how it handled. This was my first attempt at this type of frosting & I wasn't super clear on how ...

I wanted this icing to top off a chocolate bundt cake. I had slightly less than 1 full cup of pecans, & I also added a dash of vanilla...otherwise I used the quantities listed. I cooked it on me...

It was delicious and easy!

Didn't make enough to cover my 9x13 inch cake so I kind of spread it thin. Very tasty though. Next time I'll double the recipe. Thanks for sharing this very easy recipe. :)

I followed the recipe amounts exactly. It was delicious and a big hit with the family! And definitely easy. It did take longer than the directions state. It was about 5-7 minutes for me. I’m att...

The frosting came out great! I increased my ingredients to match the box cake mix. I also added 1/2 cup of white sugar.

After following the directions given, I wasn't happy with the consistency, it was a bit more solid then what I'm familiar with. Sooo, I added a bit of whipping cream to smooth out the texture. T...

Easy and delish. I made as recommended in recipe, except I added a little salt after tasting, which enhanced the flavor. It's a keeper!

This is great! At long last, I can have German chocolate cake with coconut pecan icing that has sulfite-free coconut!! VERY quick and easy to make and delicious!