Poor Man's Frosting Recipe

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Poor Man's Frosting
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  1. Whisk milk into flour in small saucepan until smooth. Heat and stir until it boils and thickens. Cool thoroughly.
  2. With an electric mixer beat the butter, sugar and salt until light and fluffy. Beat in the cooled flour paste and mix until smooth. Stir in the vanilla. Use to frost any cooled cake.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1925.2 Kcal (8060 kJ)
Calories from fat 1244.64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 138.29g 213%
Cholesterol 370.94mg 124%
Sodium 427.5mg 18%
Potassium 473.57mg 10%
Total Carbs 162.51g 54%
Sugars 130.4g 522%
Dietary Fiber 1.17g 5%
Protein 12.96g 26%
Vitamin A 1.7mg 57%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 347.5mg 35%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 332.32 Kcal (1391 kJ)
Calories from fat 214.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.87g 213%
Cholesterol 64.03mg 124%
Sodium 73.79mg 18%
Potassium 81.75mg 10%
Total Carbs 28.05g 54%
Sugars 22.51g 522%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 5%
Protein 2.24g 26%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 57%
Iron 0.1mg 2%
Calcium 60mg 35%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 49.8
  • 54

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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