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If you like frosting so sweet that it will gag you, then give this one a try. It uses 4 ingredients always on hand. The sweet milk in the title just lets you know it doesn't use buttermilk or sour milk. My family likes this on yellow cake or white cake, and to sandwich together teacakes. A word of advice...don't try to make this frosting if it is raining...it will NEVER get hard. And make sure to boil it the full 90 seconds, so that the icing isn't grainy.
- Mix sugar, milk, and butter in a large saucepan.
- Bring to a full rolling boil. Boil for 90 seconds.
- Remove from heat and add vanilla.
- Place in a pan of cold water and using an electric mixer, beat until a thick spreading consistency.