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Coconut Oil Frosting

Rated as 3.6 out of 5 Stars
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"A small recipe I improvised while for my lactose-intolerant friend."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 321
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Microwave coconut oil until melted, 30 to 45 seconds.
  2. Beat coconut oil, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla extract together in a bowl with a hand mixer until desired consistency is reached.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • For a richer flavor but still coconuty taste, substitute 1/4 cup butter and 1/4 cup coconut oil for the coconut oil.
  • You can use either refined of unrefined coconut oil.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 321 calories; 18.2 41.7 0 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I made a version of this. I used half butter as well as the coconut oil. 1/2 C.sugar 1 1/2 TBS.flour 1/3 C.barely warm milk & 1 tsp vanilla. Turns out wonderful. Light and fluffy like whip cream!

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Definitely oily. I started with powdered sugar and vanilla and gradually added the coconut oil. The oil soaked into the powdered sugar very quickly and I only added a couple of tablespoons befor...

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I made a version of this. I used half butter as well as the coconut oil. 1/2 C.sugar 1 1/2 TBS.flour 1/3 C.barely warm milk & 1 tsp vanilla. Turns out wonderful. Light and fluffy like whip cream!

Definitely oily. I started with powdered sugar and vanilla and gradually added the coconut oil. The oil soaked into the powdered sugar very quickly and I only added a couple of tablespoons befor...

I made it but I used equal parts of real room temperature butter to coconut oil paste and blended it well till light and fluffy and well mixed. Then I added vanilla and coconut extract blended m...

Turned out as expected go my gluten free cake. I just added 2/3 c powdered cocoa for chocolate frosting. The whole point for me is the better fat content. I don’t do any sugar so this tasted exc...

Did not like it. Too oily.

I made this recipe as written. It turned out so good! Didn’t use liquid coconut oil, used the solidified oil and it didn’t turn out oily at all. Didn’t add any other ingredients.

great base. I used half and half of butter and coconut oil melted in the microwave as suggested. to get it too cream, I added about 1.5 tbls of warmed almond milk. it does have a wonderful cocon...

I had high hopes for this, but it just didn't turn out. It was extremely thick and lumpy. I tried adding a tbsp of coconut milk, and just turned it into lumpy soup. I was only able to salvage it...

I didn't try melting the coconut oil... mistake.. need to do that. to fix the really dry crumbly start I added equal part of veg. shortening and a few teaspoons of almond milk. I also added art...