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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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Cherry cheesecake brownies (Black forest Brownies)

Cherry cheesecake brownies (Black forest Brownies)

Take any Brownie Mix and mix as directed. Place batter into cupcake pan with cupcake papers. Seperate bowl Ingredients needed 1 - 8oz cream cheese softened 1 Egg 1/3 Cup Granulated Sugar Combine all ingredients mix with electric mixer until batter is smooth Put 1 Tablespoon of cream cheese mixture on top of each cupcake . Bake as directed on Brownie Mix I always check cupcakes at least 5 minutes before lowest recommend time. When toothpick is inserted and comes out almost clean remove from oven. Cupcakes continue cooking even after removal from oven. We like ours when there a litte gooey .Remove papers serve warm with 2 tablespoons of warmed canned cherries. You can substitute cherries with any canned pie filling of your choice. They are always a big hit at my house.


Tres Leches Question

Tres Leches Question

Anyone know if the Tres Leches cake takes a 9x13 pan (like the box says) or an 8x8 inch pan (like the website says). Also, soaking time - just the two hours or overnight? Thanks!





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