Sunday, March 31, 2013

Fresh Strawberry Frosting

How can something so simple be so good? This Fresh Strawberry Frosting is a great way to dress up a little 8x8 cake. The only thing that could possibly make it any better would be local berries in season.
 I love the pretty natural pink color and that's from only 3 Tblsp of fresh strawberry puree!
I think you'll really like this if you try it:@)

Fresh Strawberry Frosting-from Gastronomyblog.com
1/2 C ripe strawberries pureed, or enough for 3 Tblsp puree-I used a food chopper
1/2 C butter, slightly softened
pinch of salt
1 1/4 C powdered sugar, sifted
1/4 tsp vanilla
  1. Beat butter and salt until light and fluffy.
  2. Mix in powdered sugar until well combined.
  3. Add vanilla and 3 Tblsp strawberry puree. Important: Mix until just blended, do not over mix. It should be thick and creamy like ice cream. If you over mix it can separate... I'm speaking from experience here folks:@)

31 comments:

  1. can you please send over (and down) a slice? :)

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  2. This sure does look pretty and delicious! Just perfect for a springtime treat :)

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  3. Looks absolutely wonderful. I think I could do this.:-)

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  4. I know I would love it. Don't you love how simple ingredients bring somethings over the top! Happy Easter!

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  5. Yummy yum yum! Hope you had a wonderful Easter, Lynn! xo

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  6. The beautiful strawberry cake is delicious looking! What wonderful tasty treat for Easter. Thanks for visiting my blog and hope your Easter is blessed!

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  7. I'm saving this recipe where I can find it! It would be good on chocolate cake too. xo Debbie

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  8. Just in time for strawberry season- I can't wait! It looks yummy. :)

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  9. O, I do love me some Strawberry Frosting....ummmmm

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  10. I am the host for our next luncheon club and have been toying with the idea of a strawberry theme so this idea comes at the perfect time!

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  11. What a lovely spring-like icing. It looks delicious. I hope your week is off to a great start. Blessings...Mary

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  12. It's so simple and looks soooo pretty with the flecks of strawberry. I'll be making this, too. I like Debbie's suggestion of using it on chocolate...hmmm, maybe cupcakes.
    p.s. the pickled beets and eggs tasted just like my MIL's. She was born in PA, but moved to Ohio when my hubby was little. I think I may have told you before that I was born in Greensburg, PA.

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  13. I just thought of something else...this frosting would be so good on soft sugar cookies!

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  14. It's such a beautiful color! What a lovely frosting for a spring cake.

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  15. O my I could eat a bowl of fresh strawberry frosting,just give me a spoon.

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  16. I think I have had this frosting and it is good. nothing like a good strawberry cake. Have you seen the strawberry cake in Southern Living this month? I do not make cakes like that any more but it is something that this frosting is perfect for.

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  17. YUM! What an amazing frosting!!! I could eat it right out of the bowl!

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  18. Beautiful pink frosting! I just love the color!

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  19. Yumm!!! I am pinning it for future use!
    I am stopping by from Sew Can Do's link party!
    Beth @ The First Year Blog

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  20. The frosting looks so delicious! We are big frosting freaks!! :) The whole piece of cake looks amazing! We would love to have you share your recipes with us at our Strut Your Stuff Saturday link party at Sixsistersstuff.com and at our new sister blog site MyRecipeMagic.com. You can have so much fun with that. It will calculate nutritional value, weight watcher points, create shopping lists, cookbooks earn a little money and all kinds of fun things. We hope you'll stop by! Have a great week. -The Six Sisters

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  21. I would love the fresh strawberry flavor of this frosting on a little sponge cake. It makes me think of springtime.

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  22. Oh this looks sooo good! When it is strawberry season around my neck of the woods I definitely will be trying this recipe! Thanks so much for sharing:)

    Shannon@CozyCountryLiving

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  23. This looks so good and oh so pretty too Lynn!

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  24. A few more months till fresh strawberries, yeah!

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  25. Hi Lynn, That looks and sounds fantastic! I love strawberries. Have a great wknd!

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  26. I may not wait for strawberry season to make this. I have a box of white chocolate cake mix (what else?) on my counter, and I didn't know what to do with it. It's amazing that just a small amount of strawberry puree can create the perfect shade. This is a winner of a recipe!

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  27. Yummy...I just made one with cream cheese and Cool Whip the other day for a luncheon.

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  28. Hi Lynn,
    Your recipe is awesome and thank you so much for sharing it at the table with Full Plate Thursday.
    Hope to see you again soon!
    Miz Helen

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