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Buttercream Icing Recipe

Looking for an easy Buttercream Icing recipe? Learn how to make Buttercream Icing using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by paula_hupp

Makes 12 servings



Decorator's frosting. Great for cake decorating. Almond flavoring tastes great in place of the vanilla. Using real butter seems to work the best with decorating. Margarine melts and doesn't hold it's consistency as well.

Recipe Ingredients for Buttercream Icing

1/2 cup Butter, salted
1/2 cup Shortening
1 teaspoon Vanilla Flavoring
4 cups Powdered Sugar
2 tablespoons Skim Milk

Recipe Directions for Buttercream Icing

  1. Mix the butter, shortening, and vanilla flavoring together.

  2. Gradually add in the powdered sugar.

  3. Finally blend in the skim milk.

  4. May add more milk or powdered sugar to obtain the desired consistency.

Categories

Dessert, American, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 60.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
147
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.3g
25%
Saturated Fat
7.5g
37%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
56mg
2%
Potassium
7mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
40.0g
13%
Sugars
39.4g
Protein
0.2g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 0%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
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