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Sunday, May 15, 2011

Icings or Frostings

If you will notice by the ingredients and instructions, these are very old recipes. They are older than my Grandmother. I'm just not sure how much older. I love going through my Mama's recipes and finding recipes that were handed down through the years!

Chocolate Icing

Boil: 2T Water & 4 T Sugar
Add: 2/3 cup Crisco, melted
1 box 4X Sugar
1 t Vanilla
½ cup Cocoa
Condensed milk (add as much as needed)

Stir until smooth. Cool and spread on cake.

Peanut Butter Icing

2 cups Sugar
almost 1 small can of milk
½ pint Peanut Butter
1 t Lemon Flavoring

Cook sugar and milk over low heat until ball forms in water. Remove from heat and add peanut butter and flavoring. Stir until smooth. Spread on cake.

Seven Minute Icing

1 cup Sugar
¼ t Salt
½ t Cream of Tartar
2 unbeaten Egg Whites

Place all ingredients in top of double boiler over boiling water. Beat 5 minutes at #9 speed. Spread on 2 9-in layers.

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