Coconut Pecan Frosting I

Traditional frosting and filling for German Chocolate cake.

Coconut Pecan Frosting I


  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/3 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.


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