Diabetic Friendly - Butter Cream Frosting


penny jordan Recipe

By penny jordan PennyLJ55


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20 (1 Tbsp. )
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Butter Cream Frosting
Source: dLife
A delectable vanilla icing, great for cakes or cupcakes!
Nutrition Facts:
Makes: 20 servings Serving Size: 1 tbsp
Amount Per Serving:
Calories - 46.9,
Total Carbs - 1.5 g,
Dietary Fiber - 0 g,
Sugars - 0.2 g.
Total Fat - 4.3 g,
Saturated Fat - 1.8 g.
Unsaturated Fat - 2.6 g, Potassium - 4.9 mg,
Protein - 0.3 g, Sodium - 42.1 mg.
Dietary Exchanges - 1 Fat.

Ingredients

BUTTER CREAM FROSTING
1/2 c
cold water
2 Tbsp
nonfat dry milk powder
2 1/2 Tbsp
white all purpose flour
1/4 c
butter , room temperature
10 pkg
splenda® no calorie sweetener packets (or your preferred sweetener)
1/4 c
margarine , room temperature
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
1.) In medium saucepan, mix water, dry milk, and flour.
2.) Cook over medium heat until thick, stirring constantly.
3.) Remove from heat, place saucepan in cool water, and stir until cool.
4.) In medium mixing bowl, with electric mixer, cream butter, margarine, and sugar substitute together until fluffy.
5.) Add cooled sauce, 1 tablespoon at time, to margarine while beating.
6.) Beat in vanilla at high speed, until blended.
7.) Refrigerate until ready to use.

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6 Comments

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Lisa Nicoletti Lisa_Nicoletti
Apr 27, 2014
Thanks for the help :) I just tried the recipe. It's quite good!
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Straw's Kitchen CinCooks
Apr 27, 2014
Packets: (1 pkt is equal to 2 tsp sugar or Splenda Granular)

SPLENDA SUBSTITUTION CHART:
Granulated Sugar . Splenda packets
1/8 cup = 3 pkts.
1/4 cup = 6 pkts.
1/3 cup = 8 pkts.
½ cup = 12 pkts.
3/4 cup = 18 pkts.
1 cup = 24 pkts.
1 1/8 cup = 27 pkts.
1 1/4 cup = 30 pkts.
1 1/3 cup 32 pkts.
1 ½ cup 36 pkts.
1 3/4 cup 42 pkts.
2 cup 48 pkts.
2 1/8 cup 51 pkts.
2 1/4 cup 54 pkts.
2 ½ cup 60 pkts.
2 3/4 cup 66 pkts.
3 cup 72 pkts.

SPLENDA CARB COUNT:
Granular (equal measure to sugar)
1 cup = 24 carbs
3/4 cup = 18 carbs
2/3 cup = 16 carbs
½ cup = 12 carbs
1/3 cup = 8 carbs
1/4 cup = 6 carbs
1 Tlbsp = 1.5 carbs
1 tsp = .5 carbs
1 pkt = .9 carbs (4 calories)
2 pkt = 1.8 carbs
3 pkt = 2.7 carbs
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Lisa Nicoletti Lisa_Nicoletti
Apr 27, 2014
I was just wondering about the 10 packets of Splenda. Would using the baking Splenda work as well? I don't use packets I measure cupfuls from the bag, just wondering how much 10 packets is? I know the packets are a bit sweeter than the bag, in my opinion anyway.
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Jan 22, 2013 - Bea L. shared this recipe with discussion group: CHATTERBOX
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penny jordan PennyLJ55
Jan 3, 2013
You are so welcome...