Coconut and macadamia nut frosting

Coconut and macadamia nut frosting


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About this recipe: This is a recipe from Hawaii, hence the macadamia nuts. For a real crowd pleasing cake that is easy but different, make your favourite chocolate cake, then ice with this icing. It is rich, delicious and impressive!

Linda Waddy

Serves: 24 

  • 225ml evaporated milk
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 110g butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 100g desiccated coconut
  • 150g chopped macadamia nuts

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:22min 

  1. Combine milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla in a saucepan.
  2. Cook on medium heat until thick, approximately 12 minutes. Stir constantly.
  3. Remove from heat, and add coconut and macadamia nuts. Continue to stir until cool and thick enough to spread on your cake.
  4. Ice your cake. This will cover and fill a two-layer 20cm round cake.

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