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Wedding Cake Icing

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars
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"Very Easy! Add a little more water to ice the cake and a little less to make the decorations!"
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Ingredients

servings 358
Original recipe yields 16 servings (4 cups)

Directions

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  1. Mix shortening, water, vanilla, almond extract, and half of the powdered sugar with a mixer for 5-10 minutes. (it's very important to mix this long)
  2. Add the rest of the powdered sugar and beat just enough to mix in.
  3. Add additional water for desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 358 calories; 12.9 62.5 0 0 73 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is the recipe I have been searching for!! Excellent! I have tried at least 20 other "white icing" recipes-and this one has the best taste, consistency, etc. If you are looking for that "b...

Most helpful critical review

This recipe had lots of *****, but the experienced cooks gave mixed reviews, so I gave it a try. Didn't change a thing. I have baked and decorated lots of cakes, and although this icing was pr...

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This recipe had lots of *****, but the experienced cooks gave mixed reviews, so I gave it a try. Didn't change a thing. I have baked and decorated lots of cakes, and although this icing was pr...

This is the recipe I have been searching for!! Excellent! I have tried at least 20 other "white icing" recipes-and this one has the best taste, consistency, etc. If you are looking for that "b...

I had been looking for the perfect "wedding cake" icing, and this is it! I've made 3 practice cakes using this icing and they've gone over well! I used water from the water cooler instead of tap...

We needed a icing that was fast to make and plenty of it. My sister to me to look up a "Wedding Cake Icing". This recipe came up and we tried it. Let me tell you it was great. Our family celeb...

I wanted my cake to taste as close to a bakery cake as possible and this icing did the trick. It was delicious! Several people asked me where I bought my cake. I followed the recipe exactly a...

I changed the servings to 8 and it was more than enough for frosting a 9X13 cake. The measurements appeared to be just right as it was the perfect consistency. I did not have to add any addition...

Awesome, awesome, awesome! I've used this recipe for a lot of different baked goods requiring icing. It has a fantastic texture, is very easy to work with, spreads out to a satiny smoothness w...

Ideally I'd rate this 4-1/2 stars, just short of perfect because it's just a little too sweet for me. Generally for this amount of fat, whether it's shortening or butter, I prefer a ratio of 1 c...

This recipe is the best i've ever tasted.. It tastes just like professional bakery icing and much better thn store icing. My 4 year old daughter who suprisingly doesn't like sweets was licking ...