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Lane Frosting Recipe

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This recipe for Lane Frosting, by , is from The Huiet Family Cookbook ,volumn II, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ida Huiet Satterwhite
Added: Sunday, October 16, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 egg yolks
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup finely chopped seedless raisins
1 cup flaked or freshly grated coconut
1 cup finely chopped candied cherries
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup bourbon or fruit juice

Directions:
Directions:
Beat egg yolks slightly; blend in sugar and butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, about five minutes or until sugar is dissolved and mixture is slightly thickened. Do not overcook or let egg yolks become curdled in appearance. Mixture should be almost transparant.

Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients. Let cool before spreading on cake.

 

 

 

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