Marie's Bettercreme Frosting

Marie's Bettercreme Frosting Recipe

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Marie Ward


After looking at all the Butter cream frostings and trying numerous over the years I decided to come up with my own recipe. Which is a combination of many others! I think it taste pretty good and it holds up really well under the weather. You can add or subtract whatever flavoring you want to. I put this on a chocolate cake and found it had too much citrus flavor in it. Next time I will eliminate the orange and lemon extract if I'm making a chocolate cake.

★★★★★ 1 vote
Makes enough for a three layer cake
15 Min
No-Cook or Other


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1 lb
confectionery sugar
1 c
butter flavored crisco
1/8 tsp
flavorcal salt (this is a real fine popcorn salt)
1/4 c
non dairy creamer (coffee mate or store brand, powder)
1 medium
8 oz. cool whip (i used sugar free)
1 c
marshmallow creme (fluff)
1/4-1/2 c
water (add until you get the consistency you want)
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1/2 tsp
butter extact
1/8 tsp
loran orange oil
1/8 tsp
lemon extract
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract

How to Make Marie's Bettercreme Frosting


  • 1In a large bowl, beat the shortening, salt, creamer and extacts (can add more of each flavor or less. Taste first).
  • 2Gradually beat in the confectionery sugar. Add enough water until frosting reaches desired consistency and is fluffy and smooth for spreading.
  • 3Add the marshmallow cream (blend)and last of all Stir in the cool whip.
  • 4Don't overdo it with the flavorings! You want just a hint of flavor not an overpowering taste.

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About Marie's Bettercreme Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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