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baker's cake decorator icing

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Recipe by
Paula Collier
Taylorville, IL

I use this on decorated cakes as well as the 200+ sugar cookies I make every Christmas

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prep time 20 Min

Ingredients For baker's cake decorator icing

  • 1 1/2 c
    crisco shortening
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 2/3 tsp
    creme bouquet flavoring or 1/2 tsp lemon extract and 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 dash
  • 2 lb
    powdered sugar (one large bag)
  • 1 tsp

How To Make baker's cake decorator icing

  • 1
    First place wet ingredients and dash of salt in bowl, then gradually add powdered sugar using electric mixer. Scrape sides of bowl often while mixing. Beat until fluffy. If icing seems to stiff, add small amounts of milk to desired consistency.
  • 2
    This icing will keep nicely in sealed container in the refigerator for several months. It is the perfect icing for pastry bags but very spreadable. Color with food coloring if desired.
  • 3
    *Creme Bouquet flavoring can be purchased at most cake decorating shops

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