Traditional frosting and filling for German Chocolate cake.
- 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
- 3 large egg yolks egg yolks
- ½ cup butter
- 1 ⅓ cups flaked coconut
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a heavy 2 quart saucepan over medium heat, cook the condensed milk, egg yolks, and butter 10 minutes, stirring constantly, until bubbly. Remove from heat, and stir in the coconut, pecans, and vanilla.
- Allow to cool for 15 minutes before spreading on cake.