Vanilla Frosting

For this tasty frosting recipe, you'll want to get things started the day before you intend to use it as it sets up overnight.

Serves: 12

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Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Whisk coconut milk, vanilla and maple syrup in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Using a hand mixer, blend in the guar gum slowly until the frosting starts to thicken.
  3. Remove from heat and blend in the coconut oil using the hand mixer.
  4. Chill the frosting in the refrigerator overnight before using.
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Recipe Info

  • Difficulty
  • prep:12 hours
  • cook:15 minutes
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    This is our estimate based on online research.
    Fat:23 g
    Carbohydrates:10 g
    Protein:0 g
    Calculated per serving.

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  1. Charlie Golf
    January 21, 2014

    Tasted very good! Subbed xanthan for guar 1:1 as it was what I had on hand. Had a slightly more “caramel” color, I’m guessing due to the maple syrup I used…in fact I tossed a first batch because I thought I burned it.

  2. chelseamcd123
    March 25, 2014

    Do I let it sit in room temp to make it spreadable after the fridge? Sort of in a dilema now! It tasted good last night after making it though.

    1. Kara McCartney
      Kara McCartney
      May 9, 2014

      Yes! That will help it spread. Also, sometimes if you run a knife under hot water this will help the frosting spread more easily.

  3. A.R
    October 24, 2017

    Does it make a difference in texture using xanthan instead of guar gum ?

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