Flour Frosting (Vanilla)

Ingredients

5 tablespoons plain flour
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup butter

Preparation

1
In a small saucepan, whisk flour into milk and heat, stirring constantly, until it thickens.
2
Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
3
Stir in vanilla. Leave to cool.
4
Using an electric mixer/whisk, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Then add cooled milk/flour/vanilla mixture and beat until it all combines and resembles whipped cream.
5
Spread or pipe onto cooled cake or cupcakes.
6
Leftover frosting can be refrigerated but needs to be re-whipped before use.

 



About

This is a very easy frosting to work with. But it does take a while before it gets to resemble whipped cream. Don't give up even when it looks like a curdled mess, keep whipping and it'll come together beautifully!

Yield:

2 servings

Added:

Monday, October 11, 2010 - 7:12pm

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