I used this icing on a packaged Red Velvet cake mix and it turned it into something special! Wanted to make a cake but didn't have any frosting in a can so I made this and I'm glad I did! I may never return to canned frosting again! :)
This is what cooked icing is supposed to taste like!!!! I lost my old recipe, thank you so much for posting.
This is the same cooked icing recipe that I have been using to ice red cakes for 35 years. I got the recipe from my aunt whom made this icing to put on all her red cakes back in the 1950's. In my opinion, it is the only icing that should be allowed on red cakes, not the cream cheese version, lol. This cooked icing recipe also goes very well on dark chocolate cake and pistachio cake. Thanks for posting this recipe, Jessica.
I'm not sure what I did wrong, but the recipe ended up being too runny. I had to put the entire 500g bag of icing sugar just so it was the proper consistency. That being said, it was perfectly sweet for the kids!!
made this to go on a red velvet cake mix. It was OK. The texture was great and the ease to make was good, however, i guess we are a sweeter family as we did not really care for the taste. It's not sweet and it's not buttery, so we were in between.