Wilton's Buttercream Icing

Wilton's Buttercream Icing

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Gail LaVasseur

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@GailMarie1972

I am getting into Cake Decorating so I will be posting recipes. They aren't mine.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
3 cups
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    solid vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 c
    (1 stick) margarine or butter softened
  • 1 tsp
    clear vanilla extract
  • 4 c
    confectionars sugar (1 lb) sifted
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk

How to Make Wilton's Buttercream Icing

Step-by-Step

  1. In large bowl ,cream butter and shortening with mixer.
  2. Add vanilla.
  3. Gradully add powder sugar one cup at a time.Beat well on med speed. Scrape bottom of bowl often
  4. When sugar has been mixed in icing will appear dry.
  5. Add milk.beat on med speed until icing is light and fluffy.
  6. Keep bowl covered with damp cloth until ready to use. For best results keep bowl in fridge when not in use.
  7. refirdgerate in air tight container for up to two weeks. rewhip before icing.
  8. For thin (spreading) consistency icing sdd 2 tablespoons light corn syrup, water or milk.
  9. For pure white Icing(stiff consistency)omit butter sub with 1/2 cup shortening for butterand add 1/2 tsp No-Color butter flavor,add up to 4 tbsp light corn syrup water or milk to thin for icing cakes.

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About Wilton's Buttercream Icing

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



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