Bakery Frosting Recipe
- 2 cups shortening
- 1/2 cup powdered nondairy creamer
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 package (32 ounces) confectioners' sugar
- 1/2 to 3/4 cup water
- Food coloring, optional
- In a large bowl, beat the shortening, creamer and extract until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Add enough water to reach desired consistency. If desired, add food coloring.
- Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 months. Bring to room temperature before spreading. Yield: 8 cups.
Reviews for Bakery Frosting
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I don't usually write bad reviews, buttttt......this really is awful!! It doesn't resemble any bakery frosting I've ever had. No matter what flavor you add to it I feel like I have a mouth full of shortening! And powered non-dairy creamer is something I've never liked and don't know why its even added to the frosting. I wouldn't recommend this recipe.
I will bake that and eat it, with my family.
I made this last evening. It is very good. I only made half of a batch since I was frosting some banana cupcakes. I added both almond and vanilla. I used my stand mixer with the whisk attachment and beat the shortening and creamer for over five minutes, scraping the bowl occassionally. I still have half of what I made leftover so I'm storing in the refrig until I need frosting again.
This has become my go to frosting recipe!! It's so easy to change the flavor by changing the flavor of the powdered coffee creamer, or sometimes I use malted milk powder which is especially good on a chocolate cake!! Be sure to beat this in a stand mixer for a full 5 minutes, though, otherwise it can be a little greasy tasting
Given the mixed reviews I cut the recipe in 1/2. I also substituted 1/2 of the shortening for softened butter. I used both vanilla and cherry extracts. Perfect! Would definitely make this again with out cutting in 1/2.