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What's for Dinner? Rum Chata frosting

Justin Ferguson • Dec 17, 2015 at 6:37 PM

Now in the industry, you can usually either bake or cook. Yes, there is a difference. For me, the cooking is easy, but baking is my kryptonite. 

These are some muffins that I love, and people seem to enjoy, so needless to say, they have followed me around. 

This recipe is a little more difficult so I have broken it down to two days. Today is the frosting, and tomorrow the world…I mean muffins.

Do yourself a favor. Don’t taste the icing. Once you start, you can’t stop.

Rum Chata Frosting


12 ounces of cream cheese

½-cup of butter at room temperature

½ teaspoon of vanilla

5 tablespoons of Rum Chata

2 pounds of confectioners’ sugar


Mix all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl. Whip on medium speed until it’s well incorporated. Store in sealed container in the refrigerator until you are ready to use it.

Justin Ferguson is a Nashville native who now lives in Wilson County. A professionally trained chef specializing in farm-to-table cuisine and molecular gastronomy, he now provides restaurant consulting services and is operations manager for Vin Fine Wine & Spirits in Lebanon. Email him at wilsoncountycritic@gmail.com. For more than 1,500 other recipes, visit lebanondemocrat.com/recipecentral.

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