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Coconut Pecan Frosting


1 cup evaporated milk

1 cup sugar

3 egg yolks

1/2 cup butter

1 tsp vanilla

1 1/3 cup coconut

1 cup chopped pecans


Combine themilk,sugar,egg yolks,butter and vanilla in a saucepan.

Cook over medium heat,stirring constantly,about 12 minutes.

When mixture thickens,remove from heat.

Stir in coconut and pecans.

Cool until spreadable.

Use on any cake but especially on a German Chocolate Cake.