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Amaretto Butter Frosting Recipe
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Amaretto Butter Frosting Recipe

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Put the crowning touch on Amaretto cupcakes with this rich and buttery topper. —Anette Stevens, Olds, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons Amaretto

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 86 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 20 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, beat confectioners' sugar and butter. Add 3 tablespoons cream and 2 tablespoons Amaretto; beat until smooth. Add remaining cream and Amaretto if needed to achieve spreading consistency. Yield: 2-1/4 cups.
Originally published as Amaretto Butter Frosting in Taste of Home April/May 1993, p21

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 86 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 20 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2012

"Frosting was stiff so I had to add more cream/Amaretto. I would also double the recipe next time to make sure I have enough frosting to give each cupcake a decent amount. Doesn't have a strong Amaretto flavor unless you add additional."

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Reviewed Dec. 12, 2011

"really good! My mom loves amaretto, so I added more than the recipe called for, and they were really good"

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