Creamy Frosting


Make frosting without powdered sugar with this easy recipe. This quick frosting is light and fluffy and looks like whipped cream. The recipe makes about 3 1/2 cups, enough to fill and frost a 2-layer cake.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
3 1/2 cups


  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Whisk together milk and flour in a small saucepan until smooth. Cook and stir over medium heat until it boils and thickens. Set aside to cool thoroughly.

  2. Cream butter, sugar, and vanilla in a medium bowl until light and fluffy. Add thickened, cooled milk. Beat until mixture resembles whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

173 Calories
13g Fat
15g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 173
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 94mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 1g
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 30mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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