Old Fashioned Whipped Cream Frosting

Shelley Simpson

By
@Shellasim

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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Ingredients

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
vanilla.
1 c
milk.
4 Tbsp
flour.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a bowl beat Crisco/shortening, butter, sugar, and vanilla until sugar is dissolved. Cover, and set aside on counter.
2
Meanwhile, make the thickener: In a pan, stir flour into milk then put over low heat.
3
Cook and stir until a slow boil and is thick.
4
Remove from stove top and let cool for 20 to 30 minutes. (until cooled)
5
Remove the top skin that forms and discard.
6
Add the thickening past to the butter/crisco/sugar mixture a little at a time while beating with mixer.
7
Beat until well mixed and smooth and fluffy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes