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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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Blanched/Unblanched

Blanched/Unblanched

Did you know nuts that have the skin on are un-blanched and nuts with the skin removed are called blanched. Blanched almonds and un-blanched almonds are examples.


Perfectly Fluffy Cookies

Perfectly Fluffy Cookies

Have you ever decided to bake cookies and then realized you have somewhere to be and you've already mixed the batter? That is exactly how I discovered this amazing tip! I mix the cookie dough up and put it in a bowl with a lid. Store in freezer overnight or until you're ready. When you decide it's cookie time, preheat your oven before taking dough out of freezer. once the oven is ready, use an ice cream scoop to place cookie dough on baking sheet. bake as directed and voila! Beautiful cookies!





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