*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     COCONUT-PECAN FILLING AND FROSTING
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Evaporated milk or heavy
                         Cream
    1       c            Sugar
    3                    Egg yolks, slightly beaten
      1/2   c            Butter or margarine
    1       t            Vanilla
    1 1/3   c            Shredded coconut
    1       c            Chopped pecans
 
   Combine milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla in
   a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly
   until mixture thickens, about 12 minutes.  Remove from
   heat.  Add coconut and pecans.  Cool until of
   spreading consistency, beating occasionally.
   
   Makes 2 1/2 cups or enough to cover the tops of 3
   9-inch layers.  For thinner frosting, use only 2 egg
   yolks.
  
 
 
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