Creamy Frosting

Creamy Frosting


"A creamy white icing that looks like whipped cream."


servings 173 cals
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Original recipe yields 15 servings



  • Calories:
  • 173 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 12.6 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 94 mg
  • 4%

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. Cream butter, sugar and vanilla in bowl until light and fluffy. Add thickened milk. Beat until mixture resembles whipped cream. Makes enough to fill and frost 2 layer cake, about 3 1/2 cups.
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  1. 441 Ratings


A***IMPORTANT - Before you make this or if you messed the recipe up - read here****I've included *my secrets* for making this frosting I have made this recipe for YEARS and am KNOWN for it! I'...

A 1/4 teaspoon of corn starch in with the flour/milk prior to cooking will help alleviate the lumps.

I have been making this recipe for years. I think some of these people should re-read the recipe. It does not say to melt the butter ~ just make sure it is at room temp. And I also suggest that ...

This recipe tasted awesome! Love it! I halved the recipe for a batch of chocolate cupcakes, which was just enough for 18 cupcakes. But next time, I don't think I will half the recipe, because...

I was really disappointed with this recipe. I definitely do NOT recommend it to anyone who does not have a stand mixer- I have one, and finally had to turn it off because I thought it would...

Great if you are in a pinch with no powdered sugar! I have never made frosting before, and needed some for kid's cupcakes, very easy to make! I did cheat a little by cooling the milk/flour after...

At first I was kinda shaky about it, but once I made it, it really did look like whipped cream. And my grandmother, who's always looking for a good frosting recipe, LOVED it. Used it to frost a ...

Delicious. Exactly what I was looking for. Incredibly thick, but with a light taste which melts in your mouth. If you want the perfect piping icing, I recommend this recipe! You won't be disappo...

it turned out wrong. DO NOT MELT THE BUTTER! It will turn out looking like goat cheese mixed with a clear, stickey goo. It tastes ok but it looks bad... Do not spred on to cake or whatever it is...