Old Fashioned Whipped Cream Frosting

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Shelley Simpson

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@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.

How to Make Old Fashioned Whipped Cream Frosting

Step-by-Step

  • 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.

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About Old Fashioned Whipped Cream Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes