Standard butter cream frosting

Yield: 2 cups

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup Butter
2 cups Confectioner's sugar; sifted
3 tablespoons Sweet or sour cream
1 teaspoon Vanilla
\N \N Vegetable food coloring
\N \N . as desired

Cream the butter and gradually work in ½ cup of the sugar, beating well, then add the remaining sugar alternately with the cream, still beating constantly. Finally add the vanilla and a very little coloring, if desired.

Fruit juices may be used in place of the cream, in which instance omit the vanilla. If orange juice is used add a slight grating of orange rind, or lemon rind with lemon juice.

** The WISE Encyclopedia of Cookery ** This household encyclopedia is copyrighted in 1948.

Posted by The WEE Scot -- paul macGregor Submitted By PAUL MACGREGOR On 10-03-95

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