Chantilly Cake Frosting

This cake is a Hawaiian favorite. Make your favorite chocolate cake. The real secret is in the frosting.

Chantilly Cake Frosting


  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts


1 Combine milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla in a saucepan.

2 Cook on medium heat until thick, approximately 12 minutes. Stir constantly.

3 Remove from heat, and add coconut and macadamia nuts. Continue to stir until cool and thick enough to spread on your cake.

4 Frost. This will cover a 9×13 inch rectangular cake or a two 8 inch layer round cake.

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