Nancy's Kitchen - Tried and Tested Recipes
This might be the icing recipe that
Terry in Hilton, NY was looking for in
the Monday, May 13, newsletter. It is
cooked on top of the stove and does have
to be refrigerated. It can be used on
any cake, I guess, but mostly as an
alternative to cream cheese icing for
Red Velvet cake.
Marsha - Los
Mystery Icing (I
usually double the recipe below for a
4 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
Blend flour and milk. Cook until mixture
thickens to consistency of cream. Cool
but do not chill. Cream sugar, butter
and shortening, adding salt and vanilla.
Add the cooked flour mixture and
continue beating until very fluffy.
Marsha - Los Angeles, CA