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Wednesday
Dec222010

Orange-honey frosting

I have made more frosting in the month of December than I did in the previous two years. Frosting is one of my great weaknesses. Back in high school, if my stepmom ever had frosting in the house I would smear it onto a graham cracker and devour it. Then I would fight the urge to do it all over again. And still to this day, I have to exercise great willpower when it comes to frosting.

This particular frosting goes great with carrot cake. It would also be great on a spice cake or a nut cake. Licking it from the spatula works, too. (Don't think I didn't do this.)

(Source: Christmas Baking 2010)

In a medium bowl, combine:

2 8-oz. packages softened cream cheese

1/2 cup softened butter

1 cup powdered sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 teaspoons finely shredded orange peel

3/4 cup honey

Beat with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. If the frosting seems too soft, chill for 15-20 minutes before spreading.

Delicious!

Click here for a printable recipe!

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Reader Comments (1)

Thank you for this recipe. I have been making it for a couple of years now. Everyone really likes it.

06.19.2014 | Unregistered Commentermelissa

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