Aunt Mary's Vanilla Frosting

Aunt Mary's Vanilla Frosting


"Use this creamy vanilla frosting recipe when you need a quick solution for your cakes or cupcakes."


servings 225 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 225 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 19.7 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 71 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 74 Ratings


I think Aunt Mary got her shoe polish recipe and frosting recipe confused. This had no flavor and was extremely greasy. If you need a shoe shine though... this would rock

I'm surprised this frosting only has a three star rating. It might be because the original recipe has too much butter and made my frosting a little too soft. Another time when I added less but...

If you want to clog an artery this is the recipe for you. After just tasting it i could feel the grease stick to my thoat and it doesn't taste much like frosting. STAY AWAY FROM THIS RECIPE!!!

I thought for sure other raters were just pessimists but this frosting is not tasty at all. It tastes too much like shortening.

There has to be some mistake ading flour to a frosting receipe. This was the most disgusting frosting I've ever eaten. It tasted greasy and had the wonderful aftertaste of raw flour. YUCK!

My entire family loved this frosting. It was so very easy to prepare and was not as sweet as alot of recipes. YUMMY

I whipped the butter and shortening together, then added the confectioners sugar and vanilla. After I got it combined nicely, I added whole milk by tbsp until it was the consistancy I wanted. Wh...

might as well just butter the cupcakes..

I did not care for this recipe. I would never recommend this EVER. I had to add 2 more cups of conf. sugar and 2 tsp of vanilla extract just to make it taste decent and it was still clumpy and ...