Poor Man's Frosting

Poor Man's Frosting

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"A fast recipe to frost a cake with."

Ingredients

20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 189 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 11.9 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.2g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 114 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whisk milk into flour in small saucepan until smooth. Heat and stir until it boils and thickens. Cool thoroughly.
  2. With an electric mixer beat the butter, sugar and salt until light and fluffy. Beat in the cooled flour paste and mix until smooth. Stir in the vanilla. Use to frost any cooled cake.
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I use this recipe often. There a few caveats that should be mentioned as we all know that half of our cooking success is really in technique and not just the ingredients. First--try to make on...

This was very grainy and greasy. Recipe called for white sugar but maybe it was supposed to be powdered sugar or confectioner's sugar. Won't make it again.

I use this recipe on all my cakes and have always received rave reviews. It is very smooth, creamy and sweet. Be sure to beat it well -- for 8 mins as you add each ingredient. You can even add p...