Buttercream Icing

Idea gallery #1063
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Buttercream Icing
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening (high ratio is best)
  • 4 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 5 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond flavoring
  • 1/4 teaspoon butter flavoring
In a large bowl, combine ingredients; beat on medium speed until well blended. Whip on low speed 10 minutes or until very creamy. Recipe produces a white icing.

Recipe and image taken with permission fromVi Whittington and Autumn Carpenter's Book, Creative Cupcakes.