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French Buttercream Icing Recipe

With twice the butter of our regular Buttercream, this French Buttercream is sinfully rich and delicious.
Makes: 2 cups.
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

Place sugar, flour and salt in saucepan and mix thoroughly, stir in milk. Cook over medium heat and stir constantly until very thick. Remove from heat and pour into a medium mixing bowl. Cool to room temperature. Add 1/2 cup butter at a time (cut into several pieces) and beat at medium-high speed until smooth. Add vanilla and beat well. Chill icing for a few minutes before decorating. Iced cupcakes must be refrigerated until serving time.

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2/3 cup sugar

1/4 cup flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup milk

1 cup butter (, softened)

1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract

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