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Frostings You Can Make In A Flash

How many times have you wished you could find a quick way to make luscious frostings? Just follow these recipes and you’ll turn out the creamiest frostings in the twinkling of an eye.

Chocolate Frosting With Nuts

Chocolate Frosting With Nuts

Magic Chocolate Frosting

Imagine! Only 10 minutes, no beating, yet the perfect chocolate frosting with a rich “fudgy” taste. Makes 1 1/2 cups, or enough for top and sides of two 8-inch layers.

1 1/3 cups Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 tablespoon water
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 squares (2 oz.) unsweetened chocolate
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Mocha Pecan

Coffee and chocolate blended to perfection. Makes 1 1/2 cups, or enough for top and sides of two 8-inch layers or about 1 dozen cupcakes.

Chocolate Peppermint

Like peppermint? You’ll love this frosting with the added surprise of marshmallows. Makes 1 1/2 cups, or enough for top and sides of two 8-inch layers.

Chocolate Orange

A simple variation of Magic Chocolate Frosting with the added zest of orange. Makes 1 1/2 cups, or enough for top and sides of two 8-inch layers.

Peanut Butter

Eagle Brand and peanut butter were “made for each other.” And when you see how easy this glorious frosting is, you’ll agree. Makes about 1 1/3 cups, or enough for top and sides of two 8-inch layers.

1 1/3 cups Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
3 tablespoons cream style peanut butter

Peanut Butter Coconut

A super-glorious variation of Peanut Butter Frosting. Star this one for festive occasions. Makes 1 2/3 cups, or enough for top and sides of two 8-inch layers.

Fruit Cream Filling

In a hurry…but want something elegant? Spread this filling between layers of cake…sprinkle top with confectioners’ sugar. Sure to rate raves! Makes 1 1/4 cups.

2/3 cup Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup fruit*

*Fresh raspberries, sliced fresh strawberries, or drained crush fresh peaches, crushed pineapple, or prune or apricot puree may be used.

Baked Mocha Nut

A baked-on frosting that’s different…yet wonderful! Makes 1 cup, or enough for top of an 8-inch or 9-inch square.

1 square (1 oz.) unsweetened chocolate
2/3 cup Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 teaspoon water
2 teaspoons Borden’s Instant Coffee
1/2 cup coarsely chopped nuts

Lemon Butter

A velvety-rich, tangy frosting. Wonderful for spice or devil’s food cake. Makes 2 cups, or enough for top and sides of two 8-inch layers.

4 tablespoons butter
2/3 cup Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
3 1/2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Source: Borden’s Eagle Brand 70 Magic Recipes (Vintage Booklet–date approx. 1950’s)