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Cooked Butter Cream Frosting (Microwave Option) Recipe

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This recipe for Cooked Butter Cream Frosting (Microwave Option), by , is from Joyce Manwiller's Recipe Box, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Thursday, February 7, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 Tbs water
1 Lb confectioners' sugar (divided)
1 large egg yolk
1/4 c butter or margarine, softened
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
In a small saucepan, stir 2 tablespoons of water, 3 tablespoons of sugar and the egg yolk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture bubbles. Set aside; allow to cool about 15 minutes.
For the microwave, blend the same mixture as above in a small bowl. Cook on full power (600-700 watts), stirring every 15 seconds, until bubbly, about 45 seconds to 1 minute. Cool

In a small mixing bowl, beat butter at high speed until smooth and creamy. Add 1 cup of the powdered sugar, 2 Tbs or the remaining water and the cooled yolk mixture. At medium speed, beat until smooth.
Beat in the remaining sugar, adding remaining water 1 teaspoon at a time, if needed, until spreading consistency. Beat in vanilla, then beat at high speed until smooth.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Makes about 2 cups.

 

 

 

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