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Coconut Pecan Filling and Frosting


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  • 1 c. evaporated milk
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 3 egg yolk slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/3 c. pecans chopped
  • 1 c. flaked coconut
  • 1/2 c. margarine or butter


In a medium saucepan combine evaporated milk, sugar, egg yolks, margarine or butter and vanilla. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture thickens, about 12 minutes. Remove from heat; add chopped pecans and coconut. Cool until frosting is of spreading consistency, beating occasionally.