Coconut and Pecan Icing

Coconut and Pecan Icing


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About this recipe: A super-creamy icing, which is a cinch to make. It's flavoured with pecans, coconut and vanilla. Spread over any cake of your choice. It goes particulary well with chocolate cake.


Makes: 1 cake's topping and filling

  • 1 (397g) tin sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 110g butter
  • 100g desiccated coconut
  • 110g chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. In a heavy 2 litre 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.
  2. Allow to cool for 15 minutes before spreading on cake.

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Reviews (1)


A very nice recipe, perfect amount to fill and cover a 2 layer cake :-) I added a small can of coconut cream which made it even creamier! - 28 Mar 2012

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