Yummy Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

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I was working on my first fondant covered cake for my daughter's birthday -a feat in itself! Since I wanted everything to turn out just perfect, I started searching for a good buttercream recipe to go under the fondant. The recipes I found were either for very large amounts, didn't sound very tasty, or were the kind of buttercream that would not hold up well for the purpose I needed. Therefore, I went with a half Crisco/half butter mix. I used 2 tsp of meringue powder (the equivalent of one egg white) to improve the texture. Went on beautifully.

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You'll never grab a can of icing again once you try this creamy, smooth buttercream recipe! Homemade frosting is so easy and this recipe is no exception. Bakery quality, it's the perfect frosting for spreading or piping. The flavor is rich with a hint of butter but mostly you taste vanilla. Make a boxed cake, ice, and pipe it once baked, and everyone will ask you what bakery you picked the cake up from.

Note: This is the perfect amount for a standard cake (whether it be a round cake, cupcakes, or 9x13). To pipe our cake for a pretty photo, we did double the recipe. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 8 votes

Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    Crisco
  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tsp
    meringue powder
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    butter flavor extract
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    water

How to Make Yummy Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

About Yummy Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

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



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