Chantilly Cake Frosting

This cake is a Hawaiian favorite. Make your favorite chocolate cake. The real secret is in the frosting.

Original recipe makes 1 – 9×13 inch cake


1 cup evaporated milk
1 cup white sugar
3 egg yolks, beaten
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
1 cup chopped macadamia nuts


  1. Combine milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla in a saucepan.
  2. Cook on medium heat until thick, approximately 12 minutes. Stir constantly.
  3. Remove from heat, and add coconut and macadamia nuts. Continue to stir until cool and thick enough to spread on your cake.
  4. Frost. This will cover a 9×13 inch rectangular cake or a two 8 inch layer round cake.


Calories: 146 kcal
Carbohydrates: 12.4 g
Cholesterol: 39 mg
Fat: 10.6 g
Fiber: 0.9 g
Protein: 1.7 g
Sodium: 51 mg