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Use this light, fluffy vanilla frosting to top our Confetti Cake.

Martha Stewart Living, May 2017

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Credit: Ngoc Minh Ngo

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
Makes 3 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small saucepan, whisk together flour and milk until smooth. Cook over medium-high heat, whisking constantly, until mixture becomes thick and resembles pudding, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a heat-proof bowl; stir in vanilla and salt. Press plastic wrap against surface; let cool completely.

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  • Beat butter with sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy, scraping down bowl as needed, about 2 minutes. Add milk mixture and continue beating until frosting is light and fluffy and resembles whipped cream, about 2 minutes more. Use immediately.

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