Creamy White Frosting

Creamy White Frosting

This basic frosting recipe makes enough to top the sides and tops of two 8- or 9-inch cake layers.

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Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
12
YIELD
about 3 cups
TOTAL TIME
25 mins

Creamy White Frosting

This basic frosting recipe makes enough to top the sides and tops of two 8- or 9-inch cake layers.

Creamy White Frosting
SERVINGS
12
YIELD
about 3 cups
TOTAL TIME
25 mins
by 19  people
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Ingredients
  • 1   cup shortening
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2  teaspoon lemon extract, orange extract, or almond extract
  • 4 1/2  cups sifted powdered sugar (about 1 pound)
  • 3 - 4   tablespoons milk
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Directions
1. 
In a medium mixing bowl beat shortening, vanilla, and extract with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Slowly add half of the powdered sugar, beating well. Add 2 tablespoons of the milk. Gradually beat in remaining powdered sugar and enough remaining milk to reach spreading consistency. This frosts the tops and sides of two 8- or 9-inch cake layers. (Halve the recipe to frost a 13x9x2-inch cake.) Makes about 3 cups.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 298, Fat, total (g) 16, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 38, Monosaturated fat (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 4, fiber (g) 0, sugar (g) 35, pro. (g) 0, vit. A (RE) 0, vit. A (IU) 0, vit. C (mg) 0.59, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 2, Potassium (mg) 7, calcium (mg) 20.19, iron (mg) 0.18, Other Carb () 2.5, Fat () 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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