German Chocolate Cupcakes

My friends loved these cupcakes…a winner!

GERMAN CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES

German chocolate cake mix (mix ingredients and bake in papercup-lined muffin pans according to directions at back of the box)

Coconut Pecan Frosting:

3 egg yolks
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup shredded coconut or coconut flakes
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional, for garnish on top)

Stir together sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks and butter in a medium saucepan.  Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly.  Remove from heat; stir in vanilla, coconut and walnuts.  Cool to room temperature and frost cupcakes.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s