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THE BEST BUTTERCREAM: 2 cups shortening; 8 cups confectioner's sugar; 1/2 teaspoon salt; 1 tablespoon clear imitation vanilla extract; 6 fluid ounces heavy cream. In a large bowl, cream shortening with mixer until fluffy. Add confectioners sugar (2 cups at a time) until well blended. If the frosting gets to thick at any time you can add some of your heavy cream. Add salt, vanilla, and heavy cream and blend until combined, then blend on high until frosting is light and fluffy. (con't)

Best Buttercream Frosting Recipe - I do a lot of cakes and cupcakes. This has the best flavor and stability!

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Warm Apples and Ice Cream

Hollow out apples and bake with cinnamon and sugar inside. After its done baking, fill with ice cream and caramel. MMMMMMM...this fall

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Chocolate White Chocolate Cupcakes

Super-fudgy, moist chocolate cupcakes made from scratch. Topped with creamy, fluffy white chocolate frosting!

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how to frost a cupcake

Classic American Buttercream frosting. This recipe uses powdered sugar, butter, vanilla and milk. This is a great recipe for decorating and piping on cupcakes and cake. Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks or 1/2 pound), softened (but not melted!) Ideal texture should be like ice cream. 3-4 cups confectioners (powdered) sugar, SIFTED 1/4 teaspoon table salt 1 tablespoon vanilla extract up to 4 tablespoons milk or heavy cream Instructions Beat butter for a few minutes with a mixer with…

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Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting - Cooking Classy

whipped chocolate buttercream frosting recipe: exactly what I wanted--not to sweet, easy and perfectly fluffy. Would definitely make again!

Caramel Icing ~ 2 cups Brown Sugar, 1 cup Heavy Cream, 3 tablespoons Butter, 1 ½ teaspoons Vanilla Extract

Ingredients: 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 Makes: About 3 cups of icing. In large bowl, cream shortening and butter add vanilla, add one cup at a time on medium. Cover once all sugar has been mixed in.

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Watermelon Flavored Cake

Ingredients Watermelon Cake 1 box white cake mix 1 (3 oz.) box of watermelon Jell-O powder (reserve 2 teaspoons for frosting) 1/2 cup watermelon puree 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup oil 4 eggs 1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips (opti

Caramel icing: 1 cup dark brown sugar, firmly packed, 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into a few chunks. Generous 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract, 1 cup confectioners' sugar

Stabilized whipped cream frosting - ever wonder how bakeries use real whipped cream but it doesn't fall apart? This is how. * I just add 1 tablespoon instant pudding per 1 cup heavy cream and whip. It will hold forever.

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Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake

1-2-3-4 Yellow Cake From Scratch - Moist and delicious! Plus recipe for a delicious not-as-sweet buttercream frosting

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Cream Cheese Frosting for Emeril's Pumpkin-Spice Cupcakes

Cream Cheese Frosting from Martha Stewart basic, but good 12 oz cream cheese 1 -1/4 sticks butter, 1-1/2 cups confectioners sugar, 2 tsps vanilla , milk if needed

Ms. Humble's Whipped Cream Frosting. 16 oz cream cheese (room temp), 1&1/2 cups powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 cup heavy cream (cold). Beat cheese, sugar and vanilla until fluffy. In a separate bowl, beat heavy cream to nearly stiff peaks. Add whipped cream into cream cheese mixture and beat to combine. Do not over beat. ***This is the best frosting!!!***

1 bag of miniature pretzels 2 cups strawberry or vanilla yogurt 5 cups confectioners sugar Preheat oven to 250°F. In a large mixing bowl, mix the confectioners sugar into the yogurt one cup at a time with a hand blender. Using tongs or chopsticks, dip the pretzels, one at a time into the frosting and place them on the wire cooling rack. (Place a cookie sheet under the wire rack to catch the excess frosting that will drip from the pretzels.) Once all pretzels are coated, turn your oven…