My mother made cupcakes with this filling when I was little. I loved Hostess goodies. Thanks Mom! ♥

Cat’s Twinkie Filling

Ingredients

  • 5 T. all purpose flour
  • 1 C. milk

  • 1/2 C. shortening

  • 1/2 C. butter
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1 t. vanilla

Instructions

    In a small saucepan, mix the flour & the milk. Heat over medium heat till thick, stirring constantly. Set aside to cool.

  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the shortening, butter, sugar, salt and the vanilla.
  2. Add the cooled flour & milk mixture; continue beating until fluffy. Store covered in the fridge for up to 2 days before using as a filling between cake layers.

Comments

Ambar2 Says... 5 Nov 2010 , 5:23am

it has to sit 2 days in the fridge before using? or can it be used right away Im confused.

QuadCities Says... 15 Apr 2011 , 5:21pm

I made this and I left it sit for a day & a 1/2 .. It didn't look right .. looked like it was separating .. tasted okay but the look of it not so good .. I'll try another recipe next time .. thanks though

Heathertjie Says... 4 May 2011 , 8:44am

I read this to mean that the filling can be stored in the fridge for later, but should be used within 2 days, not that you need to wait two days to use it.


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