German Chocolate Frosting with Walnuts

German Chocolate Frosting with Walnuts

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"This is a delicious take on an old classic, German chocolate frosting. Made with coconut and walnut pieces. You get all of the taste with less cholesterol. You can use pecan pieces for a more traditional version."
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30 m servings 443 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 443 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 22.7 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 58.3g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 7.3 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 229 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Stir the lightly beaten egg whites, evaporated milk, sugar, and light butter together in a saucepan over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, 10 to 12 minutes.
  2. Fold the coconut and walnuts into the thickened mixture. Set aside to cool completely before using.


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