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1/2 csolid vegetable shortening
1/2 c(1 stick) butter softened
1 tspclear vanilla extract
4 cconfectioners' sugar sifted
How to Make High Humidity Icing
- In large bowl beat shortening and butter with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and mix well. Gradually add sugar, one cup at a time, beating well at medium speed. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl often. When all sugar mixture has been mixed in, icing will appear dry.
- In small bowl combine milk with cornstarch, stir until cornstarch is dissolve. Add to icing mixture beat at medium speed until lightly and fluffy. Keep icing covered with a damp cloth. Makes 3 cups