Published Dec 31, 2009 in Frosting & Icing

This handwritten recipe comes from a collection dating from the 1950’s thru 1970’s. Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy (front side only).

Handwritten Recipe For Banana Frosting

Banana Frosting

1/4 C. Crisco (Butter or margarine)
1/2 t. Vanilla
3 C. XXX Sugar (sift if lumpy)
1/3 C. Mashed banana*
1-2 drops yellow food coloring

Mix Crisco, salt, vanilla & about 1/3 sugar. Add mashed banana & remaining sugar alternately; mix until smooth & creamy. Add more sugar to thicken or banana to thin frosting if needed for gook spreading consistency.

*1/4 c. milk – substitute for mashed banana

RecipeCurio Note: XXX sugar is confectioners’ sugar, the XXX specifies the degree of fineness

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One Response to Banana Frosting Recipe

Published 29 January, 2011 in 12:06 am

The Banana Frosting recipe says to ‘Mix Crisco, salt, vanilla…’, but I don’t see salt listed in the ingredients. Do you know how much salt to use? Thanks! :)

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