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  • Serves: 2 Cups

Coconut-Pecan Filling and Frosting

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Evaporated milk or heavy
  • Cream
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 3 Egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 c Butter or margarine
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1 1/3 c Shredded coconut
  • 1 c Chopped pecans


Combine milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla in a saucepan. Cook over
medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens, about 12 minutes.
Remove from heat. Add coconut and pecans. Cool until of spreading
consistency, beating occasionally.

Makes 2 1/2 cups or enough to cover the tops of 3 9-inch layers. For
thinner frosting, use only 2 egg yolks.

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