Old Fashioned Whipped Cream Frosting

Shelley Simpson


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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  • 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
  • 1 c
  • 4 Tbsp

How to Make Old Fashioned Whipped Cream Frosting


  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.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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