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Old-Fashioned Cooked Frosting

Old-Fashioned Cooked Frosting

Cooked vanilla frosting is a classic dessert topping.This old-fashioned icing recipe makes a sweet, fluffy frosting.

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15 min
Prep Time
1 hr 20 min
Total Time
1 3/4


2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

2/3 cup sugar

2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine half & half, flour and salt in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 3-5 minutes or until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Boil 1 minute. Cover surface with plastic food wrap; cool completely.

  2. STEP 2

    Beat sugar, butter and vanilla in large bowl at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Gradually add cooled flour mixture. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until light and fluffy.

Nutrition (1 tablespoon)

60 Calories
4.5 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
55 Sodium (mg)
5 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
<1 Protein (g)
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