Coconut-Pecan Frosting

Recipe from

Southern Living


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


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°.

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


April 1997
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