wikiHow to Make Homemade Strawberry Frosting

Strawberry frosting adds a unique, creamy and delicious flavor to any kind of cake, cookies, and cupcakes, and best of all, you can make it easily in your very own kitchen! Read the following article to learn how to make a simple, easy, homemade strawberry frosting recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of fresh-cut strawberries
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of butter
  • 2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted, divided
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted

Steps

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    Place the cup of strawberries in a blender. Puree them until they have a smooth consistency. Transfer the mixture into a saucepan, and heat your stove to a medium heat. Be sure to mix and stir often for about 20-25 minutes.
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    Beat your butter with an electric mixer in a bowl until fluffy and light. Repeat this process with both amounts of confectioners' sugar and add it to the butter. Finish off the beating process by combing 2 tablespoons of strawberry puree and vanilla extract and adding it to the mixture.
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    Give the mixture one final stir with a whisk. Stir it vigorously until a pinkish color begins to form.
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    Set the mixture in the fridge for 40-45 minutes. This way, the frosting will take a thick consistency. Be sure to add a layer of plastic wrap on the top of the bowl.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • For a richer, more intense strawberry flavor, puree it longer until you reach your desired intensity.

Warnings

  • Take caution while using an electric mixer. Always keep it inside of the bowl so the mixture doesn't splatter everywhere.

Things You'll Need

  • Oven
  • Electric Mixer
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Whisk
  • Mixing Bowl

Article Info

Categories: Frosting Icing and Fondant