Original Fluffy Frosting for 'Red Cake'

L Tribolet


Using Wondra flour, and mixing thoroughly after each addition, makes this a success.
I use a few crumbs from the cake pans for a decorative topping.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Frosts a 2 layer cake
30 Min
10 Min
Stove Top



  • 5 Tbsp
    wondra flour
  • 1 c
  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • dash(es)

How to Make Original Fluffy Frosting for 'Red Cake'


  1. With an electric mixer: Cream butter, Crisco and vanilla for 5 minutes. While this is mixing go to step 2.
  2. Mix Wondra, dash of salt and milk in small saucepan. With a whisk, stir constantly, cook over low heat until thick (do not boil). Remove from heat & cover with waxed paper or plastic wrap, refrigerate until cool.
    Go to step 3.
  3. Add sugar and beat 5 more minutes. Add cooled flour paste about 1 Tablespoon at a time and beat 5 more minutes. Frost your cake.
  4. If you are making a 3 layer cake use: 7 T Wondra, 1 & 1/2C milk, 3/4C butter, 3/4C Crisco 1 & 1/2C sugar and 3t. vanilla.

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About Original Fluffy Frosting for 'Red Cake'

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #frosting #whipped

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