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Catholic Recipe: Butter Frosting


  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 pounds confectioners' (powdered) sugar, sifted
  • 2/3 cup milk or cream (approximately)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • food coloring
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: N/A
  • Cost: n/a
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Butter frosting is the popular frostings.


Cream butter or margarine until consistency of mayonnaise. Add sugar alternately with milk or cream, beating in each addition until frosting is of good spreading consistency. Add vanilla. Tint with food coloring to any desired pastel shade.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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