Buttercream icing

Buttercream Icing Recipe

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Dotti Richards


this recipeis from one of my moms old cake decorating classes


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1/2 c
1/2 c
solid vegetable shortening
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/8 tsp
1 lb
(about 4 cups) confectioner's sugar
3 Tbsp
cool milk or cream

How to Make Buttercream icing


  • 1Cream Butter and Shorttening togetherwith an electric mixer.
  • 2Add vanilla and salt>Beat in sugar, 1 cup at a time, bleanding well after addition.
  • 3Scrape sides and bottom of the bowloften with a spatula. Add milk and beat at high speed until light and fluffy.
  • 4keep icing covered with lid or damp cloth and store in refrigerator when not in use.
    yield 3:cups

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About Buttercream icing

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #for, #cakes, #icing, #decorating

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