Recipe by Redneck Epicurean
YES YOU CAN! This icing is my absolute FAVE!This recipe came from my second mom & hair-do fairy godmother. Marline. My mom makes the "regular" kind and when Splenda came up with the brown sugar substitute and I learned to make diabetic sweetened condensed milk (Sweetened Condensed Milk Substitute for Diabetics) I decided to try to make it "unleaded". Hope it turns out to your liking. Try it with some of the other low-sugar chocolate cakes here at Zaar and let me know what you think!
Top Review by rosslare
I made this with real sugar. Toasted the coconut flakes before using. Absolutely yummy and nutty, not too sweet at all! I used this on the Coconut-Pecan Sweet Potatoes recipe by the same poster, Redneck Epicurean. Fantastic match!
- 28 ounces sweetened condensed milk (I recommend my recipe for diabetic SCM #143017-double the recipe)
- 1⁄2 cup butter
- 1 1⁄2 cups unsweetened coconut
- 1⁄4 cup Splenda brown sugar blend
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1⁄2 cups chopped pecans
Directions See How It's Made
- Place everything except the coconuts and pecans in a heavy 3-quart saucepan.
- Bring to a boil over med-low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, 3-5 minutes or until pudding-like in consistency.
- Remove from heat and stir in coconut and pecans.
- Will frost a 9x13 cake with a bit left over if you're frugal with the frosting.
- NOTE: If you would like to make this with "real" sugar, sub in 2 cans "commercial sweetened condensed milk and 1/2 cup "regular" brown sugar.