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Chocolate Lover’s Filling

This filling is added to a sweet dough to make a delicious pastry I love to serve to company.—Jenny Reece, Lowry, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    about 1-1/4 cups


  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • In a saucepan, combine the chocolate chips, milk and sugar. Cook and stir over low heat until chocolate is melted. Stir in pecans, vanilla and cinnamon. Use for Braided Coffee Cake or Coffee Cake Ring.

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  • tinaelsey
    Apr 8, 2013

    The flavor combinations were just perfect. Delicious filling!

  • QuickCook
    Dec 28, 2011

    I made this one year with the coffee cake & as braid. I didn't have to worry about leftovers when I took this to work. Yum.