Buttercream Icing Recipe

This buttercream icing recipe tastes better than pre-made icings, and is easy to make.

 

Ingredients
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup salted butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk

Hardware
Large bowl
Mixer

Step 1: In a large bowl, cream together shortening, butter, and vanilla extract with electric mixer.
Step 2: Blend in sugar, one cup at a time, beating well after each addition.
Step 3: Beat in milk, and continue mixing until light and fluffy. Keep icing covered until ready to use.

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