Hickory Nut Icing

Hickory Nut Icing

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 20 min
  • Serving: Makes enough icing to frost one 9x13 sheet cake.

This icing is ideal for white or yellow sheet cakes or pumpkin bread. Can be used with most desserts.


  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup hickory nuts, chopped


  1. In a saucepan, beat egg slightly with a fork.
  2. Add cornstarch, half and half, salt and sugar; mix well.
  3. Boil until mixture thickens.
  4. Cool slightly and add hickory nuts.


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