Buttercream for cake decorators

Buttercream For Cake Decorators Recipe

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Laura Spencer-Whitacre


this is my recipe for buttercream, its a wonderful flavor and the perfect texture for decorating. it is the greatest for wedding cakes, or any cakes or cupcakes.

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2 , 2 layer cakes 9in.
35 Min


4 lb
confectioners' sugar
2 1/2 c
crisco (white)
2 tsp
4 dash(es)
clear butter flavoring
1 c
4 tsp
vanilla extract ( in my business, i always used almond extract
2 Tbsp
karo syrup

How to Make Buttercream for cake decorators


  • 1BEAT until moist:
    2 lbs of powdered sugar, crisco, water, salt karo and almond or vanilla flavoring
  • 2Then add the other 2 lbs of powdered sugar.
    Beat 10 to 20 minutes (hope you have a kitchenaid)
    Store airtight. keeps well.
  • 3left over colored icing can be combined with cocoa and 1 egg white (opt), to make a wonderfully flavored chocolate icing,
    Holds great. try the chocolate frosting with almond its a tasty difference. xoxoxo

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