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Wedding Cake Frosting

Rated as 4.48 out of 5 Stars

"Buttercream icing for wedding cakes."
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Ingredients

servings 370
Original recipe yields 20 servings (5 -6 cups)

Directions

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  1. Cream the butter and shortening together until smooth. Gradually add the sugar, milk, and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 370 calories; 19.6 50.3 0.3 25 68 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I recently tried the recipe for a wedding cake and it was positively wonderful. I used crisco and as recommended butter. The trick to not having greasy frosting is to whip the crisco and butte...

Most helpful critical review

I am SO glad I tried this before putting it on a wedding cake. AWFUL! Wouldn't make this tasteless stuff again.

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I recently tried the recipe for a wedding cake and it was positively wonderful. I used crisco and as recommended butter. The trick to not having greasy frosting is to whip the crisco and butte...

I used this (with a few alterations) to ice my parent's 50th wedding anniversary cake. I used salted butter and I also used evap. milk. I went with other suggestions to use less sugar (6 cups wa...

I used this icing for my Mom's wedding cake this weekend, and everyone complimented on it. I took other reviewers advice and whipped the butter and shortening for 10 minutes, and it had none of...

I am also a big fan of Rick's Buttercream and use it as "my" frosting, but wanted to give this one a try. I was worried when mixing it up that it would be too soft for piping but it was fine. No...

Great frosting! I used about 6 cups of sugar instead of the 8 called for. And, I beat the shortening and butter for about 20 minutes before adding the other ingredients. It turned out great. ...

I picked this recipe because it seemed really easy to make and it was my first attempt at buttercream icing. The result was awesome!! Very easy to make and I received so many compliments! I had ...

This recipe is very similar to the one i use currently. I add a tsp of popcorn salt (or very fine salt) to take the sweetness off a bit. I also add an additional 4 cups of confesctioners sugar t...

This was fantastic! It makes a lot.. I halfed the recipe and it covered 24 cupcakes and 1 8inch round and there was still leftovers.. It was out of this world-- I would definately use again

I made this recipe to decorate my son's birthday cake. It was great. It was very easy to make and use. I only made half a recipe and had enough for the whole cake and piping. This recipe held up...