buttercream for cake decorators

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By Laura Spencer-Whitacre
from Fort Mohave, AZ

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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serves 2 , 2 layer cakes 9in.
prep time 35 Min

Ingredients For buttercream for cake decorators

  • 4 lb
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 1/2 c
    crisco (white)
  • 2 tsp
  • 4 dash
    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

  • 1
    BEAT until moist: 2 lbs of powdered sugar, crisco, water, salt karo and almond or vanilla flavoring
  • 2
    Then add the other 2 lbs of powdered sugar. Beat 10 to 20 minutes (hope you have a kitchenaid) Store airtight. keeps well.
  • 3
    left 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