Rating: 4.5 stars
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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.



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir brown sugar, coconut, pecans, and milk into hot butter; bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring constantly, until thick and bubbling, about 3 minutes.n


Nutrition Facts

262 calories; protein 1.5g; carbohydrates 29g; fat 16.7g; cholesterol 21.1mg; sodium 83.1mg. Full Nutrition