Monday, May 30, 2011
The Monday Recipe Blog
This blog features Lois Elaine Mueller's recipes every Monday. Lois' heyday was in the 1950's and 1960's, and her children swear she was the best cook that ever lived. Many baby boomers will remember these mouth-watering recipes, and these dishes are just as tasty today as they were in the sixties.
Lois Elaine made her own frostings for her homemade cakes, and everyone knows that the frosting defines the cake. Here is a recipe for an Orange Cream Frosting that will just make your mouth water....
Lois Elaine's Orange Cream Frosting:
Combine 3 c. sifted powdered sugar, 1/3 c. butter, 1/2 t. shredded orange peel, 1/4 c. hot orange juice, 1/2 t. lemon juice and a dash of salt. Add a few drops of yellow food coloring (optional). Beat at high speed till smooth. Add more powdered sugar, if needed. Spread on the cake, and cut into squares. Top each square with a bow made from a strip of orange peel; Stud with a whole clove.