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Ornamental Frosting

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Ingredients
  Soft butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sifted confectioners sugar 3 Pound (12 Cups)
  Egg whites 5 , unbeaten
  Light cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream butter.
Add salt and part of the sugar gradually, blending after each addition.
Add remaining sugar, alternately with the egg whites first, then with the cream, until of the right consistency for spreading.
Beat after each addition until smooth.
Add vanilla, and blend (While frosting cake, keep bowl of frosting covered with a damp cloth to prevent excessive evaporation.)
Makes 5 cups, or enough to frost one 10 x 10 x 2-inch cake and two 8 x 8 x 2-inch cakes and to decorate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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