Recipe by CLLWC
"This is a caramel nut coconut icing that you toast under the broiler. Excellent on oatmeal cake!"
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One of the best and easiest and tastiest icing ever!!! Great recipe thanks!
Too sweet!!! Had to remove it from the cake :-(.
i grew up with this icing and was so excited to find it here! my mom always put this on top of date cake. it actually seal in the moisture of the cake and creates a nice crunchy topping. make sure you brown it till it's good and golden, otherwise it won't caramelize and just ends up gooey. i just put it on an applesauce cake and it's terrific. can be made with either white or brown sugar and you can use milk instead of cream.
I slightly changed this recipe; deleting the nuts; substituting milk for the cream and adding a tsp of vanilla. I use this on a standard white 'scratch' cake and everyone gobbles it up.......the cake doesn't last 2 days with this topping!!
Made chocolate cupcakes not realizing that I didn't have enough icing sugar to make frosting, so I found this recipe and made it instead. Omitted the nuts. I was a bit worried, as it doesn't have that creamy factor that frosting has, but let me tell you, I'm glad I tried it! Everyone loved it. Some did think it was a bit sweet, although I decreased the sugar a bit, but other than that, I was pleasantly surprised that it was such a hit. Especially that it looked more like melted cheese on top, instead of coconut!It is a nice change from the regular frosting, and quite original of a technique! Thanks for sharing, it really helped me out! :)
Wonderful icing, I put it on a pineapple cake instead of cream cheese frosting and it was great. I used flavoured liquid coffee mate(vanilla)in place of the cream and it was awesome!
Love it! Very simple and yet very tasty. I put this on a banana brownie recipe and it was perfect! Keeps the cake/brownie nice and moist. I did use milk instead of cream and I did omit the coconut (but only because my hubby doesn't like coconut)....will use again and again. Thanks!
This is exactly what my mother used to put on chocolate cakes!!!! I grew up with this and it's delicious! Do as the other reader said and make sure you have a golden brown finish or you miss out on some of the flavor burst, along with the gooey consistency you'll end up with if it's not done enough. THANK YOU for this!!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 48
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