Waldorf Astoria Cake Frosting


This easy white frosting is perfect for wedding cakes.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 cups


  • 1 (16 ounce) package confectioners' sugar

  • 1 cup shortening

  • cup milk

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon butter flavored extract

  • 1 teaspoon clear imitation vanilla extract


  1. In a large bowl, combine confectioners sugar, shortening, milk, salt, butter flavored extract and vanilla. Beat until smooth and fluffy.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

306 Calories
17g Fat
38g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 306
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Total Sugars 37g
Protein 0g
Calcium 16mg 1%
Potassium 21mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.