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old fashioned cooked frosting

Recipe by
Penny Burdge
Lenexa, KS

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

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For old fashioned cooked frosting

  • 1 c
    whole milk
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

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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