I can’t wait to try this frosting, Emily. You saved my son’s birthday cupcakes :).

Slide in eggs and yolk; beat fluffy. In fact, this ermine frosting has the texture of a light whipped cream with the flavor of a sweet, vanilla buttercream. Add half of the powdered sugar and mix again.

But I also want to not have to use powdered sugar in my frosting,  which is the thickener and glue to any good frosting.

Not heavy or too sweet, great work. Thank you! I think that the powdered sugar in a frosting recipe is the same as the powdered sugar used to dust donuts. Store it in the freezer for up to a month. Hi Elaine, I know your question is for what Miram did to make the chocolate version of the frosting, hoping I can still help here…you could start out the recipe how she made it, above, and have the room temp butter and milk on standby. Hi Terri, Thank you for pointing this out. Here is my favorite. . My favorite recipes to share are desserts that contain nutritious ingredients, while still tasting decedent. Add remaining powdered sugar, heavy cream, lemon juice, and lemon zest.

Beat softened butter in a large bowl until light and creamy, about 2-3 minutes. Hi! You can! =). That’s it.

Be aware! i’m baking a cake for the county fair (in the honey category), and my cake and icing have to be more than 50% sweetened with honey. I just love this recipe. Your email address will not be published. The result is a sweet and slightly tangy, velvety smooth, thick, vanilla scented cream cheese frosting that is awesome for spreading onto cakes, cupcakes, cookies, or other baked goods. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. It can be sweetened with honey, maple syrup, or agave nectar, and has the perfect […], Your email address will not be published. Let me know how you like it!

You can use a stand mixer, a hand mixer, a food processor, or your trusty arms to make the frosting.

Thank you! Hi Emily, thank you for this super sounding recipe (I have not tried it yet), from the comments, I can tell it is an absolute winner. Glad my frosting will help you get that blue ribbon! Drop butter into the bowl of a stand mixer. so glad it worked out for your Miriam. The frosting tastes sooo good! (You may not use all the glaze.)

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Also, I’ve never tried dissolving the sugar into the milk. Tried this recipe but turned out runny and can taste the cornstarch. You may also add cream cheese to the sugar-and-shortening mix for a slightly different flavor. As far as vanilla goes, I think vanilla always adds a nice depth of flavor in desserts, you can never go wrong by adding vanilla.

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It depends on how warm your kitchen is. . Thank you for this recipe! I think I should have used more butter because the cocoa made it a bit stiff and matte. Just in time for your Easter celebrations!!

I added liquid food coloring during the process and it was pipe-able but not quite the same. In need of comfort food?
I just made ermine from another recipe, and it said to put saran wrap on the top of the milk/flour as it cools, touching the top so no skin forms and to refrigerate while creaming the butter.

I’m not a big baker so not sure how it would affect the consistency. Hi, I’m Amy! Most recipes made with powdered sugar are better without. This is an American buttercream frosting, which means it is made with cool butter, powdered sugar, and a little liquid in the form of lemon juice and heavy cream. It just makes my teeth and stomach hurt thinking about it. YES! I have a question. Thanks so much for sharing, and for the kind review. buttercream frosting, vanilla frosting recipe, whipped frosting, In a small saucepan, whisk flour into milk together over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until it thickens. Thank you so much for sharing, and for the kind review. You can make this frosting in about ten minutes. Want to keep your cream cheese frosting even longer?

Spread or pipe lemon buttercream frosting onto, Skip the canned, store-bought stuff and make your own, Another fruity frosting flavor that people love is this tropical, I’ll admit I have a tendency to be heavy handed when it comes to piping on, 1 cup salted butter, softened slightly to barely room temperature.

Hmm, maybe this isn’t the recipe for you today.

How long can it be stored in refrigerator and used? Home » Desserts » Cake Recipes » Whipped Buttercream Frosting, Posted by: Kate / Cake Recipes, Popular Posts / Posted: 07/25/16 / Last updated: 05/06/20. What’s the diff, does anyone know?

Thank you so much for sharing. Please help. Turn out; set on a rack over a rimmed baking sheet.

I made it last night. Trust me.

Too thin? Please don't cut the mixing time short!

Except for chocolate cake, maybe. 10 Best Lemon Frosting without Powdered Sugar Recipes | Yummly Regardless, thank you so much for this recipe! You can SUBSCRIBE to receive my latest recipe newsletters or FOLLOW ME on FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM and PINTEREST for even more delicious food. What I mean is that on Friday I am sharing a carrot cake recipe. These babies are three of my fave ways to sweeten things in a more natural and healthier way. Kind of like SweetTarts. Place a large glass or ceramic bowl on top of the saucepan, making sure the water does not touch the bottom of the bowl. If they are using sugar in it, it may be more like puddings that form a skin. Especially considering that most people aren’t going to be eating the entire 1 1/2 cups of frosting in one sitting. And tangy yum. Shame but I’ll keep looking for a cream cheese icing that doesn’t use lots of icing sugar.

I’ve used almond milk in place of the dairy milk, but I’ve never tried rice milk in this recipe.

Measure in ¼ cup juice. Add half of the powdered sugar and mix on medium-low speed for 1 minute. Because of the bitterness of the cocoa powder you might need to add more sweetener. Lemon juice stirred into powdered sugar makes a thick, white goo that glares from the top of lemon loaf.

Lemon frosting without powdered sugar Lemon frosting without powdered sugar The frosting gets warmer the longer you mix it, so mixing it for 20 minutes would make a difference, too. Your recipe was a life saver, I’d made failed chocolate buttercream for my son’s birthday and had no chocolator sugar left, and hardly any butter (pandemic times).

Add the completely cooled milk/flour mixture to the beaten butter/sugar mixture, and beat on medium-high to high for 5 minutes. One of the really nice things about cream cheese frosting is that you can make it ahead.

Add powdered sugar and lemon juice; beat until light and fluffy.

I think the cakes may have been too warm still though.

Could you use gluten free all purpose flour? The butter should be at cool room temperature. How many hours at room temp will it keep its shape?

I like this way more than most frostings I’ve had, nowhere near as sickly sweet. In a large bowl, with electric mixer, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Learn how your comment data is processed.
If your mixture is warm, it will melt your butter, and you'll end up with runny frosting. Sugar. I’ve never had a skin form. Want to try a buttercream made with powdered sugar instead?

Brush glaze over top and sides of warm lemon loaf. Stir the sugar with a spatula. Do you think I could substitute Arrowroot for the cornstarch? Thanks again for the kind comment and review. However, I have heard from several people who have successfully used both regular and gel food coloring. .

Be sure to FOLLOW ME on INSTAGRAM, PINTEREST, FACEBOOK, and TWITTER for more great recipe tips and ideas! That’s awesome Elaine, I am so glad to hear that the frosting turned out for you. . This food writer says most recipes made with powdered sugar are better without. I have some icing left over apart from using it for the cake. cream cheese, 1-2 tablespoons milk or cream, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and 3 cups powdered sugar. Cream cheese frosting…without powdered sugar, to be exact. Bake until cake is golden brown on top and a toothpick stabbed in the center comes out flecked with crumbs, 55 to 60 minutes. Don’t worry – it’s not gritty at all. Subscribe and get every recipe delivered to your email!

Hi Miriam, Try lemon cheese frosting with this white layer cake with lemon filling. Taste a spoonful: vile.

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, I really appreciate it. I had my doubts, but I am so happy to be able to share a cream cheese frosting that is naturally sweetened. Let me know how it goes :). It fuels, and empowers us. While the mixture is cooling, cream the butter, sugar, and salt together until light and fluffy on medium high-high.

, I made this recipe because I didn’t want to use huge amounts of icing/powdered sugar. To get the best flavor, you'll want to use real butter and pure vanilla extract. Mix again slowly until the frosting starts to come together, then increase the speed to medium-high and beat for 2-3 minutes until creamy and smooth. K is for kale, so obviously it’s on the list. Like glaze. That sounds like WAY too much work. I’ve never tried to use food coloring with this frosting.

It has the rich creaminess of a buttercream & the light, airy texture of a whipped cream frosting without being too sweet! When cooking the milk/flour mixture, you don't want it to look wet. Be sure to scrape down the sides to avoid gritty frosting. I also cut the recipe in half but used about three tablespoons of honey to balance the tartness of the lemon.

Whipped Buttercream Frosting is the best frosting ever!

But I would suggest starting with 1/4 cup of cocoa powder and add more to taste (1/2 cup might just be the perfect amount, but you can always add more to build the flavor, but not take any out once added so start small).

If you cut the mixing times short, you won't end up with the right texture of frosting. That sounds delicious.

And thanks for the note about using oat milk! Spiked Irish cream latte buttercream frosting. I know it was the icing as I tasted it a couple of times to check sweetness etc.

Could I use splenda instead of sugar in this recipe?