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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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Chocolate Pound Cake

Chocolate Pound Cake

When I make the Devils Food Chocolate Pound Cake, following the directions on the side of the box, I had a small bag of chcolate chips to mix. Saveing out enough chips to melt and drissle over the top of the cake.


Make cakes in advance that are easy to frost

Make cakes in advance that are easy to frost

Life gets busy and sometimes we need to plan in advance. So, I like to make cakes in advance and freeze them. Makes for an easy frosting job too! Here's how: Wrap your cooled cake in plastic wrap and freeze. Take out of freezer when you're ready to frost. So, easy to frost now and once it defrosts it will be so moist! (let the frosted cake defrost before serving) Enjoy!





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