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Butter Frosting

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  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Confectioner’s sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
  Egg yolk 1
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Light cream 2 Tablespoon

Cream butter; gradually add about half the sugar, blending well.
Beat in egg yolk and vanilla.
Gradually blend in remaining sugar.
Add enough cream to make of spreading consistency.
Frosts two 8 or 9 inch layers.
Orange Frosting: Add 2 teaspoons grated orange peel to butter in Butter Frosting.
Stir in orange juice instead of cream to make of spreading consistency.
Mocha Frosting: Add 1/4 cup cocoa and 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee to butter in Butter Frosting.
Chocolate Butter Frosting: In Butter Frosting, add two 1 ounce squares unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled, with the egg yolk and vanilla; blend well.

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Butter Frosting Recipe