German Chocolate Cake Filling
Delicious german chocolate cake filling recipe from scratch! Easier than you think and OH-so-delicious!
- 1.5 cups whole milk
- .5 cup half and half or cream
- 1 tbsp caramel sauce optional
- 6 egg yolks
- 1 cup butter 2 sticks
- 2 cups brown sugar
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 cups toasted pecans chopped
- 2 2/3 cups toasted shredded coconut
Add ingredients to a medium-sized sauce pan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.
Whisk gently for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown and thickened.
Add in toasted coconut and pecans and combine.
Let cool to room temperature before using as a filling.
Store in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 7 days or freeze up to 6 months.
Skill level: Newb
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