Buttercream Icing

3
Crystal ~

By
@crystal7

This is a basic vanilla buttercream icing that I have been using for over 35 years. It is the base for all different flavored icings I that I use.

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Serves:
Frosts 1 cake
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
Blend

Ingredients

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½ cup unsalted butter, softened
½ cup crisco
¼ cup whole milk
4 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

How to Make Buttercream Icing

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a mixing bowl, with mixer on medium speed, cream the softened butter and Crisco until well blended.
  • Add the powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk. Beat mixture until light and fluffy;...
    2Add the powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk. Beat mixture until light and fluffy; about 2-3 minutes. If icing appears a little too thick, add just a tad more milk; one teaspoon at a time. You do not want it too soft. You want a medium consistency.
  • Chocolate Buttercream Icing: add 2 Tablespoons of Cocoa with the powdered sugar.
    3Chocolate Buttercream Icing: add 2 Tablespoons of Cocoa with the powdered sugar.

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About Buttercream Icing

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




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