Buttercream icing

Buttercream Icing

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Dotti Richards


this recipeis from one of my moms old cake decorating classes


★★★★★ 2 votes

1 Hr


  • 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


  1. Cream Butter and Shorttening togetherwith an electric mixer.
  2. Add vanilla and salt>Beat in sugar, 1 cup at a time, bleanding well after addition.
  3. Scrape sides and bottom of the bowloften with a spatula. Add milk and beat at high speed until light and fluffy.
  4. keep 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

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