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Venetian Creme Icing

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Half and half/Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Confectioners sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

1. Thoroughly mix sugar, flour, and salt together in a heavy saucepan. Gradually add milk, stirring until smooth. Blend in half-and-half. Stirring constantly, cook over medium heat until very thick; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat.
2. Cover saucepan and place in ice and water; chill until mixture is set.
3. Cream butter with extract. Add half of confectioners' sugar and beat until fluffy.
4. Beat chilled mixture until smooth. Beating thoroughly after each addition, alternately add chilled mixture and remaining confectioners' sugar to butter mixture.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Everyday

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