Ornamental Frosting

Preparation info
  • Makes

    6 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Make this recipe twice to frost the glamorous Formal Cake


  • ½ c. butter or regular margarine
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½


  • Cream butter; add salt. Gradually add about 1 c. sugar, blending after each addition.
  • Add remaining sugar alternately—with eggs first, then with cream, until of right consistency to spread. Beat smooth after each addition. Add vanilla; blend. (While frosting cake, keep bowl of frosting covered with damp cloth to prevent crust that makes roughness, clogs decoratin