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Butter Cream Frosting
Created by paullois, Friday, 05 August 2011
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Description We like chocolate cake and butter cream frosting.
Ingredients
At a glance
Cuisine
American
Difficulty
Easy
Course/Dish
Butter Creams / Frostings / Glaze’s
  • 1/2 cup soft butter
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup light cream, evaporated milk or milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Methods/steps
  1. Cream butter and half of sugar with electric mixer until light.
  2. Add cream, mixing until smooth.
  3. Add remaining sugar and vanilla.
  4. Blend well.
  5. Yield: is filling and frosting for top and sides of 8-inch or 9-inch layer cake.
  6. Prepare 1/2 recipe for top and sides of 9x5x3-inch loaf cake, 9x13-inch oblong cake or tops of 1 1/2 - 2 dozen cupcakes.
Additional Tips
For chocolate butter cream frosting: Prepare buttercream frosting as directed except reduce sugar to 3 1/2 cups and add 1/2 cup cocoa. Recipe from the 1964 Robin Hood flour Bake-Off cookbook.
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