Cooked Frosting

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Karen Greenwood

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@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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Frosts a 9" x 13" cake
Prep:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • WHITE FROSTING - STEP 1 OF 2

  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 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
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    sugar

How to Make Cooked Frosting

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!!!

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About Cooked Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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