Quick Fluffy White Frosting Recipe

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Quick Fluffy White Frosting Recipe

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When our son, Chris, and his wife, Kim, tied the knot on our land in the country, I made their cake and frosted it with this light buttery frosting.
MAKES:
26 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:
26 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 2 cups butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract

Directions

In a saucepan, combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Refrigerate for 1 hour. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in almond extract. Add cornstarch mixture and beat until sugar is dissolved and frosting is fluffy. Frost cake immediately; store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 6-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Fluffy White Frosting in Down the Aisle Country-Style 2000, p53

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 94 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 71mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 2 cups butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  1. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Refrigerate for 1 hour. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in almond extract. Add cornstarch mixture and beat until sugar is dissolved and frosting is fluffy. Frost cake immediately; store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 6-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Fluffy White Frosting in Down the Aisle Country-Style 2000, p53

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Lady-L User ID: 7297136 30293
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2013

"ewwwwwwwww!"

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[email protected] User ID: 3209848 30292
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2010

"Maybe I did it wrong, but it had a strange gel-like texture. And then the more I beat it, the more it began to break down. Any tips?"

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