Coconut-Pecan Filling and Topping

Coconut-Pecan Filling and Topping

Make this elegant coconut and pecan topping for your desserts and cakes.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

12

servings,

1
cup granulated sugar or packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1
cup evaporated milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
large egg yolks
1 1/3
cups flaked coconut
1
cup chopped pecans
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, stir sugar, butter, milk, vanilla and egg yolks until well mixed. Cook over medium heat about 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until thick and bubbly.
  2. Stir in coconut and pecans. Cool about 30 minutes, beating occasionally with spoon, until spreadable. Fills and frosts top of an 8- or 9-inch two- or three-layer cake.
Makes 12 servings, 2 3/4 cups filling

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 19g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 85mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 21g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.