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Maple Frosting

This recipe is part of the recipe for Scarecrow Cupcakes


Makes about 1-1/2 cups


2 tablespoons butter, softened
2 tablespoons maple or pancake syrup
1-1/2 cups powdered sugar


  1. Beat butter and syrup in medium bowl until blended. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until smooth.


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