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Best Ever Butter Cream Frosting

Rated as 3.43 out of 5 Stars

"This frosting it the best you will ever taste. It is so creamy and just tastes great on any cake."
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Ingredients

servings 140
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 frosting for 1 - 9x13 inch cake)

Directions

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  1. Heat milk to boiling, and then let cool. In a large bowl, beat egg white until stiff. Add sugar, butter, and vanilla. Mix with mixer till well blended. Add cooled milk, then beat until nice and creamy. Will take about 15 to 20 minutes of beating after adding the milk. Use to frost any kind of cake. Best if kept refrigerated after frosting cake.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg. Learn more about egg safety from our article, Making Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 140 calories; 10.4 11.6 0.6 28 80 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is a great receipe, it was easy and it tastes like ice cream. I don't know what problems everyone was having but the butter has to be room temp, the milk has to be cooled and added slowly a...

Most helpful critical review

I hate to write negative reviews, but after preparing this frosting, I had no choice. This is NOT a buttercream frosting! This frosting tasted like whipped lard. If you are looking for a REAL...

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I hate to write negative reviews, but after preparing this frosting, I had no choice. This is NOT a buttercream frosting! This frosting tasted like whipped lard. If you are looking for a REAL...

This is a great receipe, it was easy and it tastes like ice cream. I don't know what problems everyone was having but the butter has to be room temp, the milk has to be cooled and added slowly a...

I followed the recipe to a tee and this came out perfectly! It's just like the professionally-made buttercream that was on my wedding cake. One tip: My icing seemed to have creamed together afte...

This is some of the best tasting icing I have ever made but, in spite of that, I can only rate it with 3 stars. I was looking for a recipe for whipped cream frosting and happened upon this. In s...

This was the best buttercream frosting I had ever tasted. I followed the advice of some of the other raters that suggested mixing the flour and milk before putting on the heat. I cooked it unt...

If I should have given this recipe a big fat 0(zero) but could not continue without a rating. It had no flavor. If it had any flavor at all it tasted more like lard than butter. Will never mak...

I would like to think I'm a fairly good cook but this recipe made me feel the likewise. Nothing I did could bring this mixture together!!! I even tried adding extra icing sugar, but once the mi...

I was dissapointed with this recipe. It almost tasted like eating pure butter and sugar. Try using 1/2 a cup of butter and 1/2 a cup of shortening instead of a whole cup of butter. I also fou...

No doubt, this concoction has a nice flavor. However, it was a disaster to work with!I followed the directions precisely and the ingredients seperated! I wound up with an oily liquid in the bott...