As a child, my sister and I had a win-win trade going on: in any cake-scenario, we'd split our two pieces so I got to eat all the cake and she got to eat all the frosting.
We were very efficient.
And I was never left with a plate full of sickly-sweet frosting.
But then I saw this recipe for the most delicious frosting in the world (paraphrasing here). And I made it. And then I ate a TON of it.
It is so wonderful that I have been converted from a non-frosting eater into a lick-the-bowl-and-the-spatula-and-anything-else-I-can-find frosting eater.
MMmm. I must go eat some more.
And while I'm gone, do go make some yourself. You will never need to make another kind of frosting.
|This is thickened milk and flour|
(Makes TWO 9x13 cakes worth - but you just may need that much.)
3/4 cup flour
2 cups milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups butter
2 cups sugar (NOT powdered sugar)
|This is creamed butter and sugar.|
Step #2: Let cool completely.
Step #3: Cream butter and sugar in mixer until fluffy.
Step #4: Stir vanilla into milk mixture.
Step #5: Add milk mixture into butter mixture and beat on high until it gets evenly creamy. Now feel free to add a color if you like :)
|This is blue most bestest frosting ever.|
I know, right? Try not to eat it all before using it on a cake. Or just eat it all, that would be ok too. Or send it my way, I'll eat it.