Wedding Cake Icing

Wedding Cake Icing


"Very Easy! Add a little more water to ice the cake and a little less to make the decorations!"


servings 358 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 358 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 12.9 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 62.5g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 73 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix shortening, water, vanilla, almond extract, and half of the powdered sugar with a mixer for 5-10 minutes. (it's very important to mix this long)
  2. Add the rest of the powdered sugar and beat just enough to mix in.
  3. Add additional water for desired consistency.
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  1. 242 Ratings


This recipe had lots of *****, but the experienced cooks gave mixed reviews, so I gave it a try. Didn't change a thing. I have baked and decorated lots of cakes, and although this icing was pr...

This is the recipe I have been searching for!! Excellent! I have tried at least 20 other "white icing" recipes-and this one has the best taste, consistency, etc. If you are looking for that "b...

I had been looking for the perfect "wedding cake" icing, and this is it! I've made 3 practice cakes using this icing and they've gone over well! I used water from the water cooler instead of tap...

We needed a icing that was fast to make and plenty of it. My sister to me to look up a "Wedding Cake Icing". This recipe came up and we tried it. Let me tell you it was great. Our family celeb...

I changed the servings to 8 and it was more than enough for frosting a 9X13 cake. The measurements appeared to be just right as it was the perfect consistency. I did not have to add any addition...

I wanted my cake to taste as close to a bakery cake as possible and this icing did the trick. It was delicious! Several people asked me where I bought my cake. I followed the recipe exactly a...

Ideally I'd rate this 4-1/2 stars, just short of perfect because it's just a little too sweet for me. Generally for this amount of fat, whether it's shortening or butter, I prefer a ratio of 1 c...

Awesome, awesome, awesome! I've used this recipe for a lot of different baked goods requiring icing. It has a fantastic texture, is very easy to work with, spreads out to a satiny smoothness w...

This recipe is the best i've ever tasted.. It tastes just like professional bakery icing and much better thn store icing. My 4 year old daughter who suprisingly doesn't like sweets was licking ...