But it was even better the third time, because I switched the German Chocolate cake mix (above) out for the more chocolaty Devil’s Food cake mix (below.). I looked at lots of recipes online, including this rather spectacular-sounding “inside out” number from Epicurious.com. The best way to get the thick custard out of the strainer is to tap it on the edge with a wooden spoon or spatula (see left photo, and gracious thanks to Barbara Pool Fenzl for that tip, who credits her friend, Jacques Pépin, for the tip.). I swapped brown sugar for granulated white sugar (using less, too). Evaporated milk: Not to be confused with sweetened condensed milk, which is much thicker. After 5 minutes, turn heat to medium-low and stir nearly constantly, until mixture thickens enough to coat the back of a spatula and not run when you drag a spoon through it (don’t use your finger because this mixture is hot and will burn you). Suspect there was too much milk for the ratio of sugar and butter. Ice cake with Cool Whip then ... toffee bars. It called for “baking” the evaporated milk in a pie pan to caramelize it in the oven and I didn’t have that much time (confidence? I’ll be sure to add some salt this time. 25 homemade recipes for condensed milk frosting from the biggest global cooking community! I guess all the extra whipping did something to the structure and it turned grainy. Hi Marie… oh dear…. (Do this before you turn on the heat.). Love this easy and quick creamy frosting. I use a toaster oven and it takes 12-14 minutes total. Baking is not my style. It’s absolutely delicious and I will attempt to make it again using the ingredients as written. But last weekend, I offered to bake a cake for a good friend’s birthday. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly. By signing up you agree to thestayathomechef.com's terms of use and privacy policy. Thank you. Depending on how thick you like your frosting, you can easily frost 12 cupcakes or one 9” x 13” pan cake with this recipe. Absolutely love the recipe for French bread! Return to the oven and toast another 3 minutes. I could write this post about semantics. I also doubled the recipe, because seriously, the best part of a German Chocolate Cake is the frosting (icing), and why be stingy with the best part? I will be making this frosting more often. Sweetened Condensed Milk Frosting is a simple and easy way to make a creamy sweet frosting for all your favorite desserts! The next day the frosting hardened and had the consistency of a candy bar, and it was no longer moist or shiny. Sweetened shredded coconut: For the frosting… ★☆ Or do you need to use regular SCM? desire?). Tips for the Best German Chocolate Cake. Mine has a half of cup of butter. Share on Linkedin I started with The Joy of Cooking recipe for the frosting (icing). This recipe is so simple, it’s ridiculous! So simple yet amazing, thank you so much hun. Your email address will not be published. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla, coconut and pecans. Icing. It should take about 6 to 8 minutes more, from the time you turned the heat down to reach the right consistency. Let cool a few minutes, but frost the completely cooled cake layers while the frosting is still warm (see note). Can someone please tell me how much is 14 ounces of the condensed milk in cups? Your email address will not be published. Cool on a wire rack for 10 mins or so and turn out onto your platter. Stir together sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks and butter in medium saucepan. Remove and toss with a fork. Share a photo and tag us — we can't wait to see what you've made! ★☆ Cool to room temperature. So great didn’t know this recipe. This was my first time making frosting from scratch and this recipe turned out fantastic! Chocolate Sweetened Condensed Milk Frosting In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt chocolate in sweetened condensed milk. In a large mixing bowl, use a hand mixer to whip softened butter until light and fluffy (about 2 minutes). You don’t have to do this. Make sure you’re using evaporated milk to make the coconut pecan frosting. It will thicken more later, when it cools. Enough icing … I also added the vanilla right before the pecans and coconut to preserve the vanilla flavor so it wouldn’t cook out. What matters is how ridiculously fantastic this German Chocolate frosting (icing) is. Eagle brand actually made it at one point and that is my favorite but, it’s hard to find lately. Add the egg yolks and cook over moderately … Omygoodness! I’ll be there in a flash with my fork. Stir in the brown sugar, yolks, salt and vanilla. When do you use which term? Sat down and read your post. That’s it! Next time I make it, I’ll re-time the cooking time. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened (about 5 to 7 … Let cool. Now I feel terrible. PRO TIP: For vanilla sweetened condensed milk frosting,  make sure you chill your can of condensed milk in the fridge for at least 2 hours in advance, preferably overnight. Set aside about 1/4 cup each of the toasted pecans and coconut to garnish the top, and stir the rest into the custard. I’ve only made it the day I was serving it. Sure was tasty even without butter. You can do this over a double boiler or in the microwave in 20-second intervals. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Return to oven for another 2 to 3 minutes. Was looking for a frosting for a mounds bar cake i was trying to come up with. Sweetened Condensed Milk Frosting is a simple and easy way to make a creamy sweet frosting for all your favorite desserts! It’s finished off with a super delicious Coconut Pecan Frosting which is the key to a delicious German Chocolate Cake recipe! Brownies will never again be complete for me without German chocolate icing. CAN EASILY MAKE AT HOME, Copyright © 2020 thestayathomechef.comAll rights reserved. So yes, I traipsed back to the store a third time and decided I’d make the “mistake” version again, just to be sure I’ve tested it thoroughly before posting here. People rave over this cake and constantly request it. Sometimes it helps to have a visual, and we’ve always got you covered with our cooking show. Butter: I recommend using unsalted butter since the amount of salt in salted butters can vary between different brands. It should not change the texture of your icing since it’s just a spray on for the very top. U r awesome.love you….I was thinking how to make frosting for cake,which can be easily made at home….U made my day It will be mottled, with some shreds darker than others. This recipe for vanilla sweetened condensed milk frosting makes about 3 cups of frosting, while the chocolate version produces about 2 cups. It may take you a few minutes less or more depending on your oven. You have to measure things. I was out of butter. Do not add food colouring. I love your recipe and videos thank you so much, Really good frosting and quick and easy recipe thank’s, Wow wow wow thank you w hat an easy recipe thank you for sharing, Lovely! In a medium saucepan over medium heat,  melt chocolate in sweetened condensed milk. Highly recommend making at least 1.5 x the recipes out there…or 2xs if you want extra for some cupcakes or to eat by the spoonful…lol. While cake is cooling, place chopped chocolate in a medium bowl. Sure, there were some exact measurements, but not many. Thanks for posting your experience. Confession: that was a mistake. Thank you for saving me at the last minute! Hey did anyone try the recipe with butter yet? Whisk until completely smooth. rather spectacular-sounding “inside out” number from Epicurious.com, Chocolate Chip Cookies Are Not All Created Equal, Pour the sweetened condensed milk into a heavy bottomed sauce pan. I’m the person who talked about adding butter above. I was excited to get home from work to make this “frosting” because of the new experience. Had a lot of cans of condensed milk, so I was eager to use this recipe. I cover the entire cake with frosting, even using my hands to mold the finished look. I didn’t care for that version at all. 5. It is possible that you cooked it a little longer. I’m sure that has to be a mistake. I strained the cooked icing before adding the pecans and coconut. No extra sugar needed—all the sweetness we need comes from the sweetened condensed milk. Elevate the old-school German Chocolate Cake Frosting (Icing) to the next level with toasted pecans, coconut, and a good dose of salt. This is so good! 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