Easy French Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Easy French Buttercream Frosting

Midge Flinn

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@Stitchnquiltem

I have been making this frosting for years. It came with a spice cake recipe, and it suits any occasion calling for a white icing. Heed the warnings about the raw egg, however.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Method:
Blend

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 lb
powdered sugar, sifted
2 - 3 Tbsp
milk

Step-By-Step

1In small mixer bowl, cream butter, egg and vanilla. Gradually beat in sugar. Add enough milk to make a frosting of good spreading consistency.
2Makes enough frosting for an 8 or 9 inch layer cake, or 24 cupcakes.
3Be sure to refrigerate any leftover frosting or frosted cakes because of the raw egg in the frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy