Desert Valley Date

         Date and Coconut Icing

Ingredients
Weight
Measure
 
Evaporated Milk
240 grams
 
 
Sugar
240 grams
 
 
Dates, extruded/dextrose coated
240 grams
 
 
Butter, unsalted
120 grams
 
 
Coconut, sweetened/shredded
120 grams
 
 
Egg Yolks
36 grams
 
 
Pure Vanilla Extract
4 grams
 
 
 
 

Directions

 
1. Combine evaporated milk, sugar, egg yolk, butter and half (113 grams) the dates in a heavy saucepan
 
2. Cook and stir over medium heat until the mixture thickens (about 12 minutes)
 
3. Remove from heat and stir in remaining dates and vanilla
 
4. Beat by hand until the mixture thickens and cools. Reserve