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  • 1 star values: 21

Use this recipe to get an ideal buttercream for frosting and borders on cakes, cupcakes, or even cookies.



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a mixing bowl, cream shortening until fluffy. Add sugar, and continue creaming until well blended.

  • Add salt, vanilla, and 6 ounces whipping cream. Blend on low speed until moistened. Add additional 2 ounces whipping cream if necessary. Beat at high speed until frosting is fluffy.

Nutrition Facts

684 calories; protein 0.4g; carbohydrates 80.3g; fat 41.6g; cholesterol 27.2mg; sodium 105.3mg. Full Nutrition