Old Fashioned Whipped Cream Frosting

Shelley Simpson


This recipe is one handed down from many generations in my family. We use it on any flavored cake or torte.

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3/4 c
crisco, shortening.
3/4 c
butter. (or 1 1/2 sticks)
1 c
sugar. (or 1/2 granulated & 1/2 powdered)
1 1/2 tsp
1 c
4 Tbsp


1In a bowl beat Crisco/shortening, butter, sugar, and vanilla until sugar is dissolved. Cover, and set aside on counter.

2Meanwhile, make the thickener: In a pan, stir flour into milk then put over low heat.

3Cook and stir until a slow boil and is thick.

4Remove from stove top and let cool for 20 to 30 minutes. (until cooled)

5Remove the top skin that forms and discard.

6Add the thickening past to the butter/crisco/sugar mixture a little at a time while beating with mixer.

7Beat until well mixed and smooth and fluffy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes