Grandmas Old Fashioned Buttercream Frosting
A delicious Vanilla Buttercream Frosting recipe like Grandma made!
1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening 1/2 cup softened butter 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 5 cups confectioners sugar 3 Tbsp milk
Buttercream Icing Recipe
In a large mixing bowl cream butter and shortening with electric mixer. Add vanilla.
Gradually add in sifted confectioners sugar, one cup at a time beating on medium speed.
Scrape sides and bottom of bowl often. When all of the sugar has been mixed in, icing will appear dry. Add milk and beat at medium speed for 3 minutes.
Keep icing covered with a damp cloth until ready to decorate. For best results, keep icing bowl in refrigerator when not using.
Icing can be stored in an air tight container for up to a week. Just re-whip it in your mixer before using. Makes 3 1/2 cups.
Store at room temperature for up to 3 days.
Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 1 month.
Freeze for up to 3 months.
Calories: 512 kcal Carbohydrates: 75 g Fat: 24 g Saturated Fat: 10 g Cholesterol: 31 mg Sodium: 105 mg Potassium: 7 mg Sugar: 73 g Vitamin A: 365 IU Calcium: 10 mg Iron: 0.1 mg
*Nutritional information is a calculated guesstimate. Please note that this can change with different brands and modifications you may make to the recipe. For the most accurate information, use a nutritional calculator with the exact brands and measurements you're using with each recipe.
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