Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

A wonderful, fluffy white frosting similar to whipped cream. It's great on Red Velvet cakes or any chocolate cake. I sometimes use it to fill in between the layers, and use another frosting on the outside.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook flour and milk until it forms a stiff paste. Don't undercook! Stir constantly while it's cooking. Remove from heat and cool.
  2. In mixer bowl, cream butter, sugar, and vanilla.
  3. Add the completely cooled milk and flour mixture, beating until it looks like whipped cream.
  4. Spread on cooled cake.


Most Helpful

LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this frosting!!! I'm not a buttercream frosting fan, and this is exactly the type of thing I have been looking for!!!

KaDo November 18, 2010

Delicious frosting! Very fluffy, and it stays soft and its not overly sweet. I have used this twice now, and it is replacing the old buttercreme recipe I've used for years.

klistajo December 13, 2009

I love the flavor and the texture of this. I wound up adding another half teaspoon of vanilla so that it would be a bit more obvious. June 05, 2008

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