How to Make Coconut-Pecan Frosting at Home

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Apurva Sethi
Apurva is a fashion and food enthusiast. She chose fashion as her career and food as her passion. She is greatly fond of trying out new cuisines at different places and making them at home, in her own style. She also loves to seek and learn new things about the food industry constantly. So, here she is, to share her easy-peasy ways of cooking.

We all ate different kinds of cakes but one thing which makes the cake look attractive is his frosting. Frosting of cake elevates the taste and gives the cake a creamy texture.

One day, I was at my friend’s home and she was making a cake by using different kinds of frosting which I never saw. I found that frosting very interesting. When I asked her, she said this frosting is called Coconut-Pecan Frosting. It is mostly used to make German chocolate cakes.

After listening to this valuable information from her side, I asked about Coconut-Pecan Frosting Recipe. She gave me the recipe and If I talk about today, is my mom’s birthday. And I made the cake at home with the Coconut-Pecan Frosting.

My mom loved the cake and after listening to her appreciation, I thought to share Coconut-Pecan Frosting Recipe with my sweet lover over here. But first, we have to gather the ingredients from the supermarket.

Ingredients for Coconut-Pecan Frosting

Chopped Pecans2 Cups
Evaporated Milk12 ounces
Sugar1 1/2 Cups
Butter3/4 Cup
Egg Yolks6
Flaked Coconut2 Cups
Vanilla Extract1 1/2 tsp

When I was watching my friend making that frosting. I thought it took a lot of time to make but it is an easy recipe which took less time also. From the table I have mentioned below you will come to know about the proper timings.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Prepration TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
15 Mins15 Mins30 Mins

I know you people are very excited to know the recipe but you don’t have to wait more because we are just one step away from the recipe.

Coconut-Pecan Frosting Recipe

Coconut-Pecan Frosting recipe
  1. At 350°, preheat the oven.
  2. In a single layer, place pecans on a shallow pan for 10 minutes to bake, until toasted.
  3. Cool them after removing them from the oven.
  4. In a saucepan, add milk, sugar, egg yolks, and butter. Over medium heat, cook for 5 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Cook until sugar dissolves, until the mixture becomes light for 15 minutes.
  6. When you remove the saucepan from heat, tremble in vanilla, coconut, and pecans. Place it in the bowl.
  7. Leave the mixture for 45 minutes to stand.

Finally, Coconut Pecan Frosting is ready. Spread this frosting on cookies or cake and it’ll elevate their flavour.

Nutritional Facts Of Coconut Pecan Frosting

This is the list of nutritional breakdown that will give you all the nutritional figures, if you are a diet concsious person.


How To Make Coconut Pecan Frosting at Home | Video

If I talk about myself, I am the type of person who loves to try new things while watching it live. For everyone out there like me, I’ve added a video of the recipe of Coconut-Pecan Frosting below.

Video By Preppy Kitchen

Now you are ready to make the Coconut-Pecan Frosting at your home. And if you have other recipes that have a very special connection with your childhood, let me know in the comments section below.

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