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.
- 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.