Smooth Buttercream Frosting

Smooth Buttercream Frosting

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"This flavorful icing is ideal for decorating. It may be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to a week. Re-whip before using."

Ingredients

10 m servings 263 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 263 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.2g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 42 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Beat shortening and butter in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth, about 3 minutes; stir in vanilla extract. Beat sugar, one cup at a time, into butter mixture on medium speed. Add milk and beat on high speed until light and fluffy.
  2. Keep icing covered with a damp cloth until ready to decorate. For best results, keep icing refrigerated when not using.
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Basic buttercream frostings don't vary much in terms of ingredients; butter and or shortening, powdered sugar, flavoring (usually vanilla) and liquid (usually milk). Where they do vary is in t...

I used this for a red velvet cake and took it to my son's for a cookout. I used butter flavored crisco for the shortening.It was fantastic. I will use this recipe from now on. Thanks for sharing

Yummy frosting! Great texture and I really like the flavor. This is a riff on a buttercream I make pretty frequently and the milk really helps the texture.