COCONUT BUTTER CREME FROSTING

Yield 2 ¾ cups
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Butter creme frosting

Equipment

  • Stand mixer

Ingredients

Ingredient

  • 5 oz BUTTER SOFTENED
  • 1 lb 4 oz SUGAR POWDERED, SIFTED (5 cups unsifted)
  • Pinch SALT
  • 1 Tbsp MILK NONFAT, DRY
  • 1 ½ tsp EXTRACT VANILLA
  • 3 Tbsp WATER
  • 2 ¼ oz 3/4 cup COCONUT, PREPARED, SWEETENED FLAKES
  • 1 ¼ oz 6 Tbsp COCONUT, PREPARED, SWEETENED FLAKES

Instructions

  • Cream butter or margarine in mixer bowl at medium speed 1 to 3 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  • Sift together powdered sugar, salt, and milk; add to creamed butter or margarine.
  • Add vanilla while mixing at low speed; add just enough water to obtain a spreading consistency.  Scrape down bowl.  Beat at medium speed 3 to 5 minutes or until mixture is light and well blended.  Fold in coconut.
  • Spread immediately on cooled cakes.  Sprinkle additional coconut evenly over each frosted cake.