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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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Lemon Juice in baking

Lemon Juice in baking

Fresh squeezed lemons replace bottled lemon juice in cooking very well. Also, many recipes that call for lemon juice can be tried with lime juice. As they are both tart, you can use the same amounts interchangeably. You may find some interesting new flavors doing this!


Diamond Shaped Cookies

Diamond Shaped Cookies

For diamond-shaped cookies, first make straight parallel cuts [1 to 1 1/2 inches:4 cm] apart down the length of the pan. Then, make diagonal cuts across the straight cuts [1 to 1 1/2 inches:4 cm] apart, forming a diamond pattern.





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