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Silky Creamy Frosting Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:80 servings


  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar


  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Cook and stir over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until thickened and opaque. Cool to room temperature.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat butter and vanilla until light and fluffy. Beat in cornstarch mixture. Gradually add confectioners' sugar; beat until frosting is light and fluffy. Yield: 5 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 61 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 32 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.