If you're watching your weight, this isn't exactly low-fat fare. For the occasional treat, this creamy, dreamy frosting tops off any dessert perfectly. Try not to lick the bowl... even though you'll be tempted.
At a glance
- Combine milk and flour in a small saucepan (use a whisk). Heat and stir until thick and smooth and cool.
- In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat shortening and butter well then add sugar and vanilla extract, beating until fluffy, 4 minutes. Continue beating while adding flour mixture and remove any lump. Beat until fluffy, 4 minutes or more.
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