German Chocolate Cake Frosting


While the cakes cooked, the Little Chefs made up the frosting. This was a different frosting then they had ever made before – it required cooking, whisking and adding other ingredients they were not used to in a regular cake frosting. They were not sure about it as they were adding in the ingredients, but in the end – they could not keep their fingers out of the mixing bowl!! They loved it!!

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German Chocolate Cake Frosting
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Recipe type: Dessert
 
Ingredients
  • 1 c butter
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 5 egg yokes, slightly beaten
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2½ c coconut
  • 2 c pecans
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, add everything but the vanilla, pecans and the coconut.
  2. Mix over low heat until the butter is melted, stirring constantly.
  3. Turn to medium heat and stir for about 10 minutes to thicken.
  4. Remove from heat and add the vanilla, pecans, and the coconut.
  5. Allow to cool all the way before frosting.
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