Flour Frosting (a.k.a. Ermine Frosting)

SERIOUS EATS(1)
Sara P.: "Perfect icing!! Sweet and creamy but not so sweet…" Read More
6Ingredients
25Minutes
900Calories

Ingredients

US|METRIC
  • 1 ounce all-purpose flour (about 3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons; 28g)
  • 6 ounces milk (any percentage will do, about 3/4 cup; 170g)
  • 3 1/4 ounces sugar (plain or toasted, see note)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt (plus more to taste; for table salt, use about half as much by volume or the same weight)
  • 6 ounces unsalted butter (softened to about 65°F, 18°C)
  • 1/4 ounce vanilla extract (1 1/2 teaspoons; 7g, plus more to taste)
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    NutritionView More

    900Calories
    Sodium15% DV360mg
    Fat109% DV71g
    Protein12% DV6g
    Carbs21% DV62g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories900Calories from Fat640
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat71g109%
    Saturated Fat44g220%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol190mg63%
    Sodium360mg15%
    Potassium200mg6%
    Protein6g12%
    Calories from Fat640
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate62g21%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars51g102%
    Vitamin A45%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium15%
    Iron4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(1)

    Sara P. 3 years ago
    Perfect icing!! Sweet and creamy but not so sweet that your teeth ache. The whole family loved it but it was especially a favorite of the adults.

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