Karen Greenwood Recipe

Cooked Frosting

By Karen Greenwood Cooktillidrop


This delicious cooked frosting recipe was given to me by a co-worker, Judy Larson who also enjoys cooking and baking. You will never ever buy a plastic tub of frosting again! I have also done some research and many years ago, this was a Depression-era frosting also called Poorman's Frosting. It can also be colored with food coloring for extra flair. You must try it, you will not be disappointed. Enjoy!


Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves:
Frosts a 9" x 13" cake
Prep Time:

Ingredients

WHITE FROSTING - STEP 1 OF 2
3 Tbsp
butter, melted
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3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 c
milk
WHITE FROSTING - STEP 2 OF 2
1/2 c
crisco shortening
1/2 c
butter, room temperature
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1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
sugar
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put the four white frosting sauce ingredients
(Step 1 of 2) in a small pot over low heat and whisk until thickened. Remove from heat and cool mixture completely in a bowl. To avoid a skin on the frosting, place plastic wrap on top.
2
Once the frosting has cooled, then add the
(Step 2 of 2) ingredients and beat with a stand mixer or hand mixer for approximately 10 minutes until nice and fluffy. YUM!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #frosting, #Vanilla, #cooked