flour frosting, perfect on a birthday cake
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1 c. milk
4 Tbsp. flour
1/2 c. margarine
1/2 c. shortening (Crisco)
1 c. icing sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
Combine milk and flour in a small sauce pan (use a whisk). Heat and stir until thick and SMOOTH.
Cool. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat shortening and margarine well then add sugar and vanilla
beating until fluffy, 4 min. Continue beating while adding flour mixture (any lumps, removed).
Beat until fluffy, 4 min. or more. Double recipe for a large layer cake.
NOTES : This looks just like a bakery frosting, but isn't as sweet!