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Old 04-22-2007, 09:02 AM   #1
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ISO Chocolate Cake with White Icing

i'm trying to replicate a "frosting" my mother used to make and not having a very good time of it. i always thought it was pretty much standard, but in my search have discovered that it was not a butter cream, nor a cream cheese, nor do i believe it was the "7 minute" since it was not fluffy. it was white and yummy and not fluffy; that's all i can recall. any ideas i would appreciate.




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Old 04-22-2007, 09:06 AM   #2
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Was it just icing sugar with a little mild added to keep it soft?

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Old 04-22-2007, 09:53 AM   #3
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Could it have been a boiled icing?
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Old 04-22-2007, 12:54 PM   #4
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My mother's standard icing/frosting was powdered sugar, softened butter, vanilla extract, milk, and a bit of coffee. The coffee could always be replaced with some melted chocolate or with just the vanilla extract. That was our standard icing for EVERYTHING!

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Old 04-22-2007, 01:07 PM   #5
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Maybe it is this frosting.

Creamy Frosting

I always go to this page when I want to try a different frosting.

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