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6 csifted powdered sugar, divided
2 tspclear vanilla extract
How to Make Creamy Frosting
- Beat shortening in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy.
- Gradually beat in 3 cups sugar until well blended and smooth.
- Carefully beat in 3 tablespoons milk and vanilla.
- Gradually beat in remaining 3 cups sugar, adding more milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, as needed for good spreading consistency.
- 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.