Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Brown Butter Frosting

This is a delightful frosting suitable for a wide variety of cupcakes. You are only limited by your imagination.

The Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon real vanilla
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-2 tbsp buttermilk
  1. In a saucepan, heat 1/4 cup butter over medium-low heat until lightly browned, about 8 minutes. Cool.

  2. In a bowl beat 1/4 cup softened butter on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add cooled brown butter. Beat until combined.

  3. Add powdered sugar, vanilla, ground nutmeg, and a dash of salt. Beat until combined. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons buttermilk until spreadable. Use immediately.