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Coconut Frosting

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The coconut frosting is a cooked and boiled frosting made with a base of milk, sugar, eggs and butter. Flavored with vanilla and added coconut and pecans, the coconut frosting is rich and creamy and can be used for coconut cakes or nut cakes.
Ingredients
  Evaporated milk 6 Ounce (0.75 Cup)
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Salt 1 Dash
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Canned flaked coconut 3 1⁄2 Ounce (1.25 Cup / 1 Can)
  Chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In saucepan combine milk, sugar, butter, egg, and salt.
Cook and stir over medium heat till mixture thickens and begins to boil, 12 to 15 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Add vanilla, coconut, and pecans.
Cool thoroughly.
Frosts 9 inch layers cake.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2282 Calories from Fat 1438

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 169 g259.2%

Saturated Fat 98.6 g492.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 381.8 mg127.3%

Sodium 415 mg17.3%

Total Carbohydrates 183 g61%

Dietary Fiber 21.6 g86.6%

Sugars 160.9 g

Protein 30 g60.8%

Vitamin A 41.6% Vitamin C 8.9%

Calcium 55.2% Iron 33.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Coconut Frosting Recipe