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Creamy Buttercream Frosting

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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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orange or lemon zest

orange or lemon zest

Make lemon cranberry nut bread using yellow cake mix, lemon zest, lemon and vanilla extract. Glaze with powdered sugar mixed with lemon juice. Decorate with 1/2 lemon slice.


Preventing Muffin Ledges

Preventing Muffin Ledges

Ledges or edges are those unwanted rims around the edge of your muffins. Simply grease the muffin cups of your baking pans on the bottoms and only halfway up the sides.





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