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Monday, January 26, 2009

French Vanilla Frosting

This is the recipe I used for the frosting that I had with the chocolate cake.

1 c. milk3 tbsp. flour
Make a white sauce of above. It will be very thick. Boil for 1 minute while whisking rapidly to mix. Cool completely (I didn't and it was fine)

1/2 lb. (2 sticks) butter
1 c. granulated sugar
2 tsp. vanilla

Cream butter. Add sugar and vanilla. Combine white sauce and beat at high speed on food mixer (or with a whisk) for about 5 minutes.

It was still pretty runny after it cooled, so I added quite a bit of flour to thicken it.

This was good enough to eat alone (and I did).

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