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Vanilla Frosting Recipe
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Vanilla Frosting Recipe

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Why settle for store-bought frosting when this four-ingredient recipe is so easy to make? The homemade taste just can't be beat. —Mary Faulk, Cambridge, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 tablespoon) equals 72 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 16 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the sugar, butter, milk and vanilla. Beat on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Spread over bread. Yield: 1 cups.
Originally published as Vanilla Frosting in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p45

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 tablespoon) equals 72 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 16 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.

Sweet White Wine

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

Reviews for Vanilla Frosting

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Reviewed Jul. 7, 2015

"The recipe is right. Except one major part. Do not dump it in all at once. Slowly add the sugar about 1/2-1 cup at a time. Every other time add a drizzle of milk or flavored creamer a small drizzle at time. Add the vanilla on the last beat. This helps incorporate the sugar so you don't have a mouth full of confectioners sugar. Iv bee making frosting for years and I have found this way to be time consuming but so worth it."

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Reviewed Mar. 8, 2015

"we didnt have enough regular sugar so we added maple sugar best mistake ever :D"

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Reviewed Feb. 21, 2015

"Easy to make but tasted way too much of confectioners sugar. Not something I would use again."

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Reviewed Jan. 11, 2015

"Nice n easy."

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Reviewed Dec. 25, 2014

"Very easy to make , works great if you need a white palate to decorate on. I add a little more vanilla just because I like it. Love it on cupcakes!"

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