Rick's Special Buttercream Frosting

Rick's Special Buttercream Frosting

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"Use this recipe to get an ideal buttercream for frosting and borders on cakes, cupcakes, or even cookies."

Ingredients

30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 684 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 684 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 41.6 g
  • 64%
  • Carbs:
  • 80.3g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 105 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening until fluffy. Add sugar, and continue creaming until well blended.
  2. Add salt, vanilla, and 6 ounces whipping cream. Blend on low speed until moistened. Add additional 2 ounces whipping cream if necessary. Beat at high speed until frosting is fluffy.
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This is close to my own recipe but I've always used all butter. I was never quite happy with the results because the frosting was always a bit too sweet for me. Following Rick's recipe, but usin...

Truly an exceptional frosting, especially when butter is substituted for half of the shortening. Not too sweet, with a fluffy, creamy texture. There are infinite possibilites for a variety of fl...

Awesome butterceam frosting! I used half butter and half butter flavored shortening. I also used half the amount of cream and as other's have stated, add it until you get the desired consistency...