These are so awesome and would be just perfect for Easter!!! Soft baked and frosted to perfection! Check out the secret ingredient in these….cornstarch!!
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- 2½ cups cake flour
- 2 tsp cornstarch
- 1½ tsp baking powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- ½ cup salted butter, at room temperature
- ¼ cup crisco shortening, at room temperature
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 egg white
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- ⅓ cup salted butter, at room temperature
- 2½ cups powdered sugar
- ½ tsp vanilla extract
- 2½ - 3 Tbsp half-and-half
- food coloring, optional
- sprinkles, if desired
- Beat butter, crisco and sugar together until fluffy.
- Add egg and egg white.
- Add vanilla.
- On low, add the cake flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt until a dough forms.
- Roll ¼ dough into a ball and place on parchment lined cookie sheet.
- Sprinkle tops with a drop of flour and use a glass to press dough down into ½ inch thickness.
- Bake 9-11 minutes at 375 degrees and then cool before frosting.
- Beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
- Add vanilla and half and half until the right consistency.
- Add drop of food color if you want.
- Frost and top with sprinkles if desired.
Adapted from Cooking Classy -thanks for this awesome recipe!