Old Fashioned Cooked Frosting

Old Fashioned Cooked Frosting

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Penny Burdge


This is a great old-fashioned, heirloom recipe for a "not too sweet" frosting. Both my mother and grandmother used this.


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Frosts a 2 layer cake
10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


How to Make Old Fashioned Cooked Frosting


  1. Whisk together the flour and milk in a small saucepan.
  2. Stirring constantly over med-low heat, cook to a thick paste. Let cool completely.
  3. Cream together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the vanilla.
  5. Beat in the cooled milk paste until it is the consistency of whipped cream.

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About Old Fashioned Cooked Frosting

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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