Bettys Browned Butter Frosting

Bettys Browned Butter Frosting Recipe

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sherry shivley


My friend Betty makes the best frosting that goes with everything! I asked for the recipe- and here it is. Passed down from her Grandmother- Enjoy :)


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12 on a 9" 2 layer cake
5 Min
15 Min


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  • 1/2 c
    butter- not oleo or margarine!
  • 4 c
    sifted powder sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Bettys Browned Butter Frosting


  1. In a small saucepan, heat butter over low heat until melted, continue to heat until butter turns a delicate brown.
  2. Remove from heat, pour into mixing bowl adding the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla.
  3. Beat with electric mixer on low until combined, then on med-high adding additional milk if needed to reach spreading consistancy.
    This frosting has a great nutty taste, that goes with everything!

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About Bettys Browned Butter Frosting

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Hashtags: #butter, #frosting, #browned

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