Ermine Frosting

July  5, 2020
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Author Notes

light & fluffy frosting, also known as a roux frosting, that uses a milk and flour paste instead of powdered sugar giving you a frosting that is airy and just the right amount of sweetness. —Raul Estrada

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 20 minutes
  • Makes 4 cups
  • 1/2 cup Whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons All-purpose flour
  • 1 pinch Kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup White sugar
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons Vanilla extract
In This Recipe
  1. Whisk together milk and flour in saucepan over medium heat until mixture thickens and a paste forms. Approximately 5 minutes.
  2. In stand mixer bowl, beat together butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt on medium-high speed until creamy, scraping at the sides as necessary.
  3. Add milk-flour paste until mixture is light and airy.

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