Coconut Pecan Frosting Recipe

Coconut Pecan Frosting Recipe


How To Make Coconut Pecan Frosting

Add some tropical flavors into your desserts with this coconut pecan frosting recipe. This frosting is best paired with a classic German chocolate cake.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 20 mins


  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • cup coconut, flaked
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla.

  2. Cook, stirring frequently, until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in coconut and pecans.


  • Sugar: 20g
  • :
  • Calcium: 72mg
  • Calories: 269kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Cholesterol: 55mg
  • Fat: 20g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g
  • Potassium: 144mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 116mg
  • Vitamin A: 459IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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