Butter Cream Frosting

Butter Cream Frosting Recipe

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Tammy Taylor


This is the perfect frosting for sugar cookies, cupcakes, or cakes.


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Can frost 100 cookies or 2 dozen cupcakes.
30 Min
No-Cook or Other


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  • 2 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 2 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    icing base
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    meringue powder
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Butter Cream Frosting


  1. Place all ingredients in a large bowl
  2. Beat with mixer on medium speed for 5 minutes
  3. Scrape sides of bowl after 3 minutes then continue mixing
  4. Separate and add food coloring to obtain desired colors
  5. May store in refrigerator for up to one week

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About Butter Cream Frosting

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

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