Frosting Made Easy

Frosting Made Easy

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"This was my Nana's homemade frosting and everyone loves it! So I'm now sharing it with all of you so you can enjoy it also. It can easily be flavored and colored with extracts or food coloring."

Ingredients

17 m servings 143 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 143 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 10.9 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 63 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pour milk into a saucepan, and bring to just a simmer. Be careful, if it starts to boil, it will quickly boil over.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the shortening, margarine and sugar in a large bowl, and beat with an electric mixer until light. When the milk is heated, gradually drizzle in the hot milk, while continuing to whip until light and fluffy.
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My mother in law also made this frosting, the tips she told me to having it turn out good were to always use whole milk and to have patience. It takes about 10-15 minutes of beating (easier in a...

This was good and easy to make. I used 1 cup of butter instead of shortening and margarine. You definitely have to add the milk slowly and mix it for a bit til it's a nice texture. Turned out...

Needed some frosting in a pinch, and this worked out great. It was pretty basic, but i suppose it's supposed to be. I flavoured mine with vanilla. The flavor of the frosting was pretty decent, a...