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Buttercream Icing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret L Mitchell
Added: Friday, July 3, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 Tbsp all purpose flour
1 c. cold milk
1/2 c. Butter
1/2 c. regular white Crisco
1 c. Granulated Sugar
1 tsp. Vanilla Extract

Directions:
Directions:
Mix flour & milk together, making sure it is lump free Cook over a low heat, stirring constantly until it becomes VERY thick. Set aside to cool! In a large bowl, cream Butter, Crisco & sugar together until creamy. Add the cooled flour & milk mixture & beat on high speed with mixer until it has the consistency of whipped cream & you can NO longer feel the grittiness of the sugar on the bottom of the bowl. (Beat the butter, Crisco & sugar until the sugar breaks down, then add the milk flour mix) Add Vanilla, mix again.



Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is not a very sweet icing. Can be used for making filling for clothespin cookies or Lady Locks. Used also in icing cakes and can be colored or flavored as desired.

May flavor with any flavoring

 

 

 

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