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Magnolia's Creamy Vanilla Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rebeca Ortiz
Added: Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 tbs. all purpose flour
2 cups milk
2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
2 cups sugar
2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
In a medium-size saucepan, whisk the flour into the milk until smooth. Place over medium heat and, stirring constantly, cook until the mixture becomes very thick and begins to bubble, 10-15 minutes. Cover with waxed paper placed directly on the surface and cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes. In a large bowl, on the medium high speed of an electric mixer, beat the butter for 3 minutes, until smooth and creamy, Gradually add the sugar, beating continuously for 3 minutes until fluffy. Add the vanilla and beat well. Add the cooled milk mixture, and continue to beat on the medium high speed for 5 minutes, until very smooth and noticeably whiter in color. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes (no less and no longer - set a timer!). Use immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes enough for one 3-layer 9-in. cake

 

 

 

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