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Creamy Buttercream Frosting

Jeanette Owca Recipe shared by:
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This is enough frosting to frost an 8 inch layer cake. You will need more for decorating with flowers or ribbons.

  • Hands-On Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 2 Hours
  • Servings: 8 inch cake
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Ingredients

  • 4 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 stick of butter softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • pinch of salt

Baking Instructions

  1. Cream butter and shortening until fluffy. Add confectioners sugar one cup at a time, beating well each time. Add vanilla and salt with half and half a little at a time. You may need to add more half and half depending on the consistancy you want. Beat on high until fluffy. Spread on cake.

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Dusting cake pans

Dusting cake pans

When making a boxed cake mix, before you add the ingredients to your cake mix, spray your cake pan and then use dry cake mix to coat your pan! This is especially good when using a different color, other than white. Unless you use wax paper for the bottom


decadent red velvet cupcakes frosting tip

decadent red velvet cupcakes frosting tip

We tried the new Decadent cupcake with frosting, it is delicious! We stored the frosting in the frig but let it warm a bit before inserting into the cupcake. We used a twist tie to seal the bag top, and a mini-chip clip to close the end before using it again. The frosting is not a heavy cream cheese taste and flowed nicely from the bag provided in the box.





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