Creamy Frosting

Creamy Frosting Recipe

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Jeanine B


Can be used to frost a white cake or can easily be transformed into another flavor by substituting a different extract.
To make with Prosperity Cake, use the substitution following the recipe.


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frosts 2 8 inch cake layers or 1 13x9 rectangle cake
No-Cook or Other


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  • 1/2 c
  • 6 c
    sifted powdered sugar, divided
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    clear vanilla extract
  • ·
    additional milk

How to Make Creamy Frosting


  1. Beat shortening in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy.
  2. Gradually beat in 3 cups sugar until well blended and smooth.
  3. Carefully beat in 3 tablespoons milk and vanilla.
  4. Gradually beat in remaining 3 cups sugar, adding more milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, as needed for good spreading consistency.
  5. Store in refrigerator.
    To make Orange flavored frosting, Instead of milk bind the icing together with freshly squeezed orange juice as well as including the zest of an entire orange.

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About Creamy Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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