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QUICK BUTTERCREAM FROSTING Recipe

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This recipe for QUICK BUTTERCREAM FROSTING, by , is from Yesterday and Today; Our Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gail Hagen
Added: Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 C confectioners sugar
16 T unsalted butter
4 1/2 T milk, plus more if needed
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp salt
food color if desired

Directions:
Directions:
Have all the ingredients at room temperature. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the flat beater, combine the confectionersí sugar, butter, the 4 1/2 Tbs. milk, the vanilla and salt and beat on low speed until combined, about 1 minute. Stop the mixer and scrape down the sides of the bowl. Increase the speed to medium and beat until fluffy, about 3 minutes. If the frosting is dry, add more milk, 1 tsp. at a time, until it is creamy but still holds peaks. Tint with food coloring as desired. Makes about 4 cups.
Use this fluffy frosting to decorate cakes and cupcakes or as a filling for baked goods. The frosting can be flavored in a variety of ways, including chocolate

 

 

 

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