Butter Cream Frosting II

Butter Cream Frosting II

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"This quick and easy buttercream is made with margarine and shortening, just like the in-store bakeries!"

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 172 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 25g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 50 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, cream margarine and shortening until light and fluffy. Add salt, vanilla, confectioners' sugar and milk. Beat well.
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Kara
11/23/2005

This is by far the best frosting I have ever had! I made it with butter and butter flavor Crisco and I used whole milk for a more creamy frosting. I have never had so many compliments and it's so simple to make. It's so versatile that I made a double batch and used part to frost a cake and then we frosted sugar cookies. I do recommend making sure that you are beating it long enough so as to eliminate lumps of any kind and if your powdered sugar is lumpy, I would sift it before adding to the mixture. All and all- a most excellent recipe!

JILLLARS
12/30/2003

I made the chocolate version that someone posted in their review, replaced one cup confectioner's sugar with one cup cocoa and increased milk 1/4 cup. It tastes awesome and the texture is great! I worked at a bakery for 2 years and this is just like the frosting there, I am going to frost a cake tomorrow.

naples34102
11/7/2007

This is a simple but perfect, creamy, easily spreadable frosting that is dependable and just plain good. And it pipes well for decorations too! I just used a tad less sugar than called for, and used half and half rather than milk, which were not major alterations. Great frosting!