Buttercream-Coconut Cake Icing

Buttercream-Coconut Cake Icing

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"This simple icing recipe pairs perfectly with ANY type of cake!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 268 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 16.9 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.1g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 37 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Beat butter and shortening with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth; beat in vanilla extract.
  2. Gradually beat confectioners' sugar into butter mixture until well blended. The mixture will appear dry.
  3. Stir enough milk into butter mixture to achieve desired consistency for icing.
  4. Fold half the coconut into the icing; spread icing over cake.
  5. Sprinkle remaining coconut and pecans over icing.
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Most buttercream frosting recipes are good, especially with some tweaking. This one is excellent without it. Rich, smooth,creamy and not too sweet. A little less powdered sugar in this recipe...

Wow! So for me, I was looking for a recipe that didn't include anymore egg whites-I already used 3 for my cake- that would go along with my coconut cake. This icing is LOVELY. (I made this for ...

This was so so so yummy! Everyone loved it! I made a few adjustments that worked really well. Instead of shortening I used 3/4 cup of butter and 1/4 cup of coconut oil (virgin, cold pressed). It...