I like buttercream frosting, but it is difficult to make when you don’t have butter!  And butter is a difficult thing to store for very long.

In fact, all oils/fats are difficult to store for long periods of time.  They go rancid very quickly when exposed to light or heat.  I’ve struggled with this in my food storage.  I want to store a year’s supply of oil/fat, but I can’t get through it before it goes bad.  I was thrilled to learn about powdered butter and shortening.  They have not replaced all the oils/fats that I store (I still store some for grilling, stir frying, etc.), but I do use them in baking, and this recipe frosting recipe is one example.

 

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Frosting from Your Food Storage
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter powder
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ cup instant milk
  • ¼ cup water (adjust as needed depending on how stiff you need the frosting to be)
  • You can also add 2-3 Tbsp. of cocoa (like I did in the picture) for a chocolate buttercream frosting.
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients until smooth!

 

 

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