Coconut Pecan Filling Recipe

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German Chocolate Cake Filling

Delicious german chocolate cake filling recipe from scratch! Easier than you think and OH-so-delicious!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, coconut, german chocolate, pecan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 1805 kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 oz whole milk
  • 4 oz half and half or cream
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 8 oz butter 2 sticks
  • 12 oz brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 7 oz toasted pecans chopped
  • 8 oz toasted shredded coconut

Instructions

  1. In a medium sauce pan, combine milk, cream sugar, butter, egg yolks and vanilla. 

  2. Cook on medium while whisking constantly until thickened and golden brown

  3. Fold in toasted coconut and pecans to combine

  4. Let cool to room temperature before using as a filling


  5. Store leftovers in the fridge for up to one week or freeze for 6 months

Recipe Notes

Store in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 7 days or freeze up to 6 months.

Nutrition Facts
German Chocolate Cake Filling
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1805 Calories from Fat 1251
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 139g 214%
Saturated Fat 75g 375%
Cholesterol 464mg 155%
Sodium 538mg 22%
Potassium 843mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 138g 46%
Dietary Fiber 13g 52%
Sugars 117g
Protein 16g 32%
Vitamin A 48.4%
Vitamin C 1.7%
Calcium 31.5%
Iron 25.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Skill level: Newb
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