ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Coconut-Pecan Frosting

Yield about 3 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

How to Make It

  1. Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil in a heavy saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 12 minutes or until candy thermometer registers 208°.

  2. Add vanilla, coconut, and pecans; stir until frosting is cool and reaches spreading consistency.