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Special Buttercream Frosting

Frosting and sometimes eaten by the spoonful.  This recipe colors easily and makes a ton.  Not only tasty but versatile.   Special Buttercream Frosting is my go to frosting recipe for any occasion, it sets up wonderfully on a cake.   Please enjoy my decorating frosting recipe.

Special Buttercream Frosting:Special Buttercream Frosting

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered or confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp (clear) vanilla
  • 3 oz. heavy cream

Cream butter and shortening until fluffy.

Add sugar and continue to cream, until combined.

Add in salt, vanilla, and cream on low until moist.

Add 1 oz. more cream if needed and beat on high until fluffy.

Separate quantity needed and color as desired.

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