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Our Buttercream Icing recipe is perfect for spreading or decorating. 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine softened 1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract Easy-Add clear vanilla extract Add to shopping list clear vanilla extract 4 cups sifted confectioners' sugar (approximately 1 lb.) 2 tablespoons milk Wilton Buttercream Frosting, Frostings Recipe, Cake Ice, Cake Decor, Buttercream Ice, Buttercream Recipe, Ice Recipe, Wilton Cake, Buttercream Frostings
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Buttercream Frosting 2 Cups Unsalted Butter (I used 1.5 Cups Salted Butter and 1/2 Cup Crisco for firmness) 1 lb icing sugar, sifted 1 tsp Vanilla 1/8 tsp salt (omit if using salted butter) Notes: ~ Don't mix for more than 2-3 minutes ~ Sub in shortening for butter if you want to decorate with flowers or want a firmer texture ~ Make it once and then play with it
Lemon Buttercream Icing Ingredients: 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening 1/2 cup butter softened 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 4 cups (approx. 1 lb.) confectioner's sugar sifted Additional lemon juice or milk (optional) Makes: About 3 cups.