Browned Butter Frosting

3
Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

After requests for me to post the frosting I used on my cranberry cookies, to make it more accessible...here it is...you know who you are!...for a cake, I would probably triple or at least double the recipe...I'm posting the recipe that frosted 30 cookies.


Thanks for the emails...

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
frosts 30 medium sized cookies
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/3 c
    unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 - 4 Tbsp
    hot water ( only took 2 for the consistency i wanted )

How to Make Browned Butter Frosting

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat the butter in a saucepan over low heat until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  2. Cool for 2 minutes; transfer to a small bowl. Add sugar and vanilla. Beat in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until frosting reaches desired consistency.

Printable Recipe Card

About Browned Butter Frosting

Course/Dish: Spreads
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 16 Comments & Reviews

How To Make Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe

How to Make Homemade Tartar Sauce

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

If you’ve never made homemade tartar sauce, then you’re missing out! Nothing could be easier or tastier. Making the sauce only takes 5 to 10 minutes and offers a real...

Sun-dried Tomato Basil Burger Sauce Recipe

Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Burger Sauce

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Who doesn’t love a backyard burger in the summertime? A juicy burger coming off the grill with fresh veggies and melted cheese on a toasted bun is such a delight....