Coconut Pecan Frosting I


Traditional frosting and filling for German Chocolate cake.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
1 cake's filling and frosting


  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 3 egg yolks

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 ⅓ cups flaked coconut

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a heavy 2 quart saucepan over medium heat, cook the condensed milk, egg yolks, and butter 10 minutes, stirring constantly, until bubbly. Remove from heat, and stir in the coconut, pecans, and vanilla.

  2. Allow to cool for 15 minutes before spreading on cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

287 Calories
21g Fat
24g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 287
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 49%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 121mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 195mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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