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          Ginger Icing (Cream Cheese Frosting with Candied Ginger)
 
 Recipe By     : COCINA DE LA FAMILIA by Marilyn Tausend (1997)
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:10
 Categories    : Ginger                           Frostings
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    4      tablespoons   unsalted butter -- at room temperature
    8      ounces        cream cheese -- at room temperature
    1      teaspoon      vanilla extract
    1      teaspoon      fresh lemon juice
    2      cups          sifted powdered sugar
    1      tablespoon    thinly slivered candied ginger
 
 Beat the butter, cream cheese, vanilla, and lemon juice in a bowl until
 smooth. Gradually beat in the powdered sugar. Add the candied ginger.
 Spread on top of a spice cake such as carrot, banana, pineapple, etc.
 Spread best when cake is still warm. Enough for a sheet cake to serve 9 or
 12. 
 
 --Marilyn Tausend’s Cocina de la Familia, 1997: Simon-Schuster.
 Kitpath@earthlink.net. 
 
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