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Butter Cream Icing


  • 1 pound confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 1/4 pound soft butter or margarine
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk


  1. Cream one-third of sugar with butter or margarine and salt in large bowl.
  2. Blend extract, 2 tablespoons milk and remaining sugar into mixture.
  3. Gradually stir remaining milk into frosting until desired spreading consistency is reached.

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