Brown Butter Frosting Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Brown Butter Frosting

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"Brown butter frosting is an 'old' recipe that is not commonly used anymore; however it is delicious. It is easy to make as long as you are careful to not burn the butter. This frosting is great on top of brownies."

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Directions

  1. Heat butter, stirring constantly, in a saucepan over medium-low heat until it browns and becomes very aromatic, 5 to 10 minutes. Whisk confectioners' sugar into butter until dissolved and remove saucepan from heat; stir in milk and vanilla extract.
  2. Beat butter mixture using an electric mixer until frosting is smooth; add more milk if frosting is too thick.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 5 mins
  • READY IN 15 mins

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Make sure to stir butter continuously while heating and be very careful to not burn the butter - if you do, start over again with new butter.
  • If you are not using the frosting immediately, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate so it does not dry out.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 165 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31.4 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 34 mg
  • 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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