In a *large* bowl, use a fork to mash 1 cup butter and (2) 8-oz. blocks of cream cheese together. Then, use an electric mixer to beat thoroughly. Stir in 2 tablespoons of vanilla extract. Add 2 pounds of confectioner's sugar, a little at a time. Stir in each addition, and then beat it with a mixer. Continue until all of the 2 pounds of confectioner's sugar is incorporated into the frosting mixture. Beat the entire mixture, until it is very smooth. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for a couple of hours before spreading it on a cooled cake or on cupcakes. This is one of the most delicious and versatile frostings that you can find! I hope you enjoy i
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Melt 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate and 1 teaspoon butter over hot water. Remove from heat; blend in 1 cup confectioner's sugar and 1 tablespoon hot water. Place in a medium-sized mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer until smooth. If necessary, add hot water, a teaspoonful at a time, until of desired consistency. (I added an additional teaspoon of hot water.) Place into a piping bag and use for decorating iced or un-iced sweets. I use a Quick Tip method, since I do not have a piping bag. I cut a *very* small opening at the bottom of a quart-sized plastic bag and inserted some of the chocolate icing into the bag. I then squeezed the Chocolate Decorator's icing out of the small hole in the plastic bag to write my grandson's name on a cupcake. This icing will look much nicer with professional equipment, but you can always use this quick and easy method. You may use your Chocolate Decorator's Icing for more than writing names and messages; you may draw the outline of any item that you want to feature. You can also form it into items like florets that will hold their shape. This is a project that is a lot of fun to do with your children. I hope you enjoy this Chocolate Decorator's Icing!
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In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Christmas Vanilla Butter Cookies.
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In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Happy Halloween Vanilla Cupcake Icing. This is a buttercream icing that is easy to make and spread on cupcakes.
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