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Creamy Buttercream Frosting

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This is enough frosting to frost an 8 inch layer cake. You will need more for decorating with flowers or ribbons.

  • Hands-On Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 2 Hours
  • Servings: 8 inch cake
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Ingredients

  • 4 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 stick of butter softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • pinch of salt

Baking Instructions

  1. Cream butter and shortening until fluffy. Add confectioners sugar one cup at a time, beating well each time. Add vanilla and salt with half and half a little at a time. You may need to add more half and half depending on the consistancy you want. Beat on high until fluffy. Spread on cake.

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Evenly Baked Cookies

Evenly Baked Cookies

Follow these tips and you're sure to have evenly-baked cookies. Re-set your oven rack so it's in the middle of your oven. Always preheat your oven. And be sure the oven temperature is accurate and set correctly; try using an oven thermometer.


Healthy Substitution

Healthy Substitution

When you are baking cookies, muffins, or sweet kinds of breads, try substituting half of the fat in the recipe for pureed prunes or applesauce. It will add nutritional value to what you are baking and make the baked good very moist. Plus, it is a good way to add some fruits into your childrens' diets.





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