Poor Man's Cooked Frosting

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Tonkcats


Top Review by crawfish pie

Hey I am now proud to say I am a poor (wo)man!!This was fluffy and not too sweet.I vow to never use store-bought frosting again.Thanks for making me a proud poor (wo)man!!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In saucepan, cook milk, flour and salt until thick.
  2. Cool well.
  3. In small mixing bowl add sugar, margarine and shortening.
  4. Beat well with electric mixer.
  5. Add flour mixture and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  6. Beat until it is fluffy and stiff like whipped cream.

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