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Maple Buttercream Frosting

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Rating: 5/5 5 stars
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recipe is ready in under 30 minutes time: under 30 minutes

serves/makes:   1 batch

  

recipe id: 18927

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ingredients

1 cup butter, softened
2 3/4 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

directions

Place softened butter in a large bowl. Beat with electric mixer for 30-40 seconds until whipped.

Scrape sides of bowl. Sift the powdered sugar into the bowl. Beat with mixer for 30-40 seconds. Scrape down sides of bowl and add the brown sugar and maple syrup. Beat for 2-3 minutes or until mixture is fluffy; scraping sides of bowl as needed. Stir in walnuts until just mixed and spread on cooled cake.


nutrition

68 calories, 4 grams fat, 8 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per tablespoon. This recipe is low in sodium.
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This was SO delicious! I'm glad I needed every drop of it for cupcakes otherwise I would have ended up eating what was left with a spoon! @Crystal - I bet this was divine on the chocolate bacon cupcakes!!



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This frosting didn't have enough maple flavor for my liking. It was barely detectable, even though I added more maple syrup (grade B) than required. I think it would be better with maple extract. (We went to four stores looking for maple extract, but couldn't find any. I added vanilla extract and that enhanced the flavor. I'll order maple extract and try this recipe again.)



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I was baking for a crowd where nut allergies may have been an issue so I omitted the nuts.
Very nice on a spice cake! I added an extra Tbsp of maple syrup as I love the flavor. Icing was nice and fluffy.



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Fantastic on Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes. One recipe was more than enough to do 24 cupcakes.



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One batch is perfect for a 9-in. double layer black walnut cake.



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