Basic White Cake Frosting Recipe

Basic White Cake Frosting Recipe

How to make basic white cake frosting?

This basic white frosting works well for decorating cakes. Add a drop or two of food coloring to make colored frostings.

Notes:

When using the basic white cake frosting on baby shower cakes, add sprinkles of your favorite ice cream toppings for an extra accent. Small candies are another great topper!

Add a touch of food coloring to this recipe, and it could be any color!

Basic White Cake Frosting Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Instructions

  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine flour and milk.
  2. Cook over low heat until thick. Cool.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream together your sugar and shortening.
  4. Add this to your mixture of cooled flour and milk.
  5. Add the vanilla.
  6. Beat with electric mixer until fluffy.
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