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Cream Cheese-Pecan Frosting (2) Lemon Butter Icing
Fresh Orange Icing Never Fail Caramel Frosting
Jello Seven-Minute Frosting

Updated Saturday, October 27, 2001

Cream Cheese-Pecan Frosting #1

8 oz. cream cheese softened
4 tbsp. butter
2 cup icing sugar
1/2 tsp. lemon extract
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Combine all ingredients except pecans. Beat until smooth. Spread cake layers with frosting, then pecans.

Cream Cheese-Pecan Frosting #2

Cream together:
1 8-oz package cream cheese, softened
4 tbsps. softened butter or margarine
Beat in:
1 tsp. vanilla, dash of salt
Gradually add:
2 1/2 cups sifted, powdered sugar;
Blend in well.
Stir in 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Lemon Butter Icing

3 tbsp. soft butter or marg.
1 1/2 cup sifted  icing sugar
1 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
3/4 tsp grated lemon rind
1 tbsp. water approx.

Combine all ingredients. Blend.

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Jonnye’s Sheet Cake Frosting

1 stick margarine
4 tbsp. cocoa
6 tbsp.  milk

Add 1 lb. powdered sugar and 1 tsp. vanilla Frost while hot.

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Jello Seven-Minute Frosting

Add color to a birthday cake with Jello!

31/2 tbsp. Jello (any flavour)
1/2 cup hot water
1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 egg whites unbeaten
dash of salt

Dissolve Jello in water in top of double boiler. Add sugar, egg whites and salt. Beat mixture for about one minute with rotary or electric beater until well mixed. Place over rapidly boiling water. Beat constantly about 7 minutes or until frosting stands up in peaks. Transfer to another bowl and beat about one minutes or until thick enough to spread.

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Fresh Orange Icing

3 cups icing sugar
3 tbsps. orange juice
1/3  cup butter
1 1/2 tbsps. orange rind

Beat well.

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Never Fail Caramel Frosting

Excellent on spice cakes or on boiled raisin cake.

1 1/2 cups brown sugar
3/4 cup cream
2 tsp. butter
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Add sugar, cream and butter in a heavy saucepan. Stir until dissolved. Boil over low heat until soft ball stage. Cool slightly. Add vanilla and beat until creamy. Frost cake immediately.

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Broiled Coconut Frosting

How to make something special out of a plain white cake.

1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 tbsp. milk
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
3/4 cup shredded or flaked coconut

Combine all ingredients. Spread evenly over cake. Broil 3 to 5 minutes until frosting becomes bubbly. Cake may be served warm or cold.

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