Butter Cream Frosting Recipe

Yield: 1 1/4 cups or 20 servings of 1 Tablespoon each.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons instant dry milk
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup margarine at room temperature
  • 10 1-gram packets Equal®
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, almond, lemon or other extract

Preparation:

  1. Combine water, dry milk and flour in a pan, and stir until smooth.
  2. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until mixture is thick and smooth, or cook in a microwave oven for 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds.
  3. Place the pan in cold water and stir mixture until cool. Set aside.
  4. Cream margarine and sugar substitute together until light and fluffy.
  5. Add cooled flour mixture 1 tablespoon at a time, while beating at medium speed.
  6. Add flavoring and beat at high speed until light and fluffy. Refrigerate until your cake is ready to frost!

Recipe reviewed by Dietitian Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD LD

Food Exchanges per serving: 1 fat exchange

Nutritional Information: (about 48 calories, 0 grams protein, 5g grams fat, 2 grams carbohydrate per serving)

Source: Desserts for Diabetics by Mabel Cavaiani, R.D.

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