“a light creamy frosting with several variations, all you need is the cake...”
READY IN:
7mins
YIELD:
1 frosting for one layer cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 pint heavy cream, well chilled
  • 1 cup sifted icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Variations
  • Chocolate
  • 12 cup cocoa, sifted in with in the icing sugar
  • Coffee
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee, dissolved in the cream
  • Lemon
  • 12 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 finely grated lemon, rind of, in place of the vanilla
  • Orange
  • 12 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1 finely grated orange, rind of, in place of the vanilla
  • Nut
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract, in place of the vanilla
  • 34 cup minced nuts, of your choice,folded in
  • Tipsy
  • 1 -2 tablespoon brandy or 1 -2 tablespoon rum or 1 -2 tablespoon Bourbon, in place of the vanilla (For extra tipsy, pierce the cake layers and dribble with more of the same type of liquor and let sta)

Directions

  1. Using both a chilled bowl and chilled beaters, beat the cream until frothy.
  2. Add the icing sugar and vanilla gradually while beating.
  3. Whip until light and a thick enough consistency to spread as an icing.
  4. Use immediately.

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