Special Buttercream Frosting

Special Buttercream Frosting

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"This recipe makes an ideal buttercream for frosting cakes and decorating them with borders."

Ingredients

30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 222 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 222 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 13.3 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.7g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 34 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream shortening until fluffy. Add confectioner's sugar and continue creaming until well blended.
  2. Add salt, vanilla, and whipping cream blend on low speed until moistened. Add additional whipping cream if necessary (up to 2 ounces). Beat at high speed until frosting is fluffy.
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If you're looking for the definitive buttercream recipe, then look no further. Here are a few reasons why this recipe rocks my world: 1) Consistancy: It's PERFECT. Not too gloopy or too stiff. J...

After reading all the reviews, I decided to take a chance and follow the recipe *exactly* - that's right, NO changes - and it was absolutely delicious! 5 Star all the way. I've taken the Wilton ...

I made a huge birthday cake for 50 people yesterday and wanted to try a different buttercream recipe. I made 2 changes based on other reviews. (1) I used 1 1/2 cups shortening and 1/2 cup butte...