Simple vanilla frosting is a great topper for any cupcake. Annie frosted 300 cupcakes with this recipe for her wedding in lieu of a traditional cake. It made for a delicious bridal twist.
—Annie Rundle, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
44 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 8 cups confectioners' sugar
- 6 tablespoons milk
- 2 teaspoons clear vanilla extract
- In a large bowl, beat shortening and butter until light and fluffy.
- Add the confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla; beat until smooth.
- Yield: 5-1/2 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 2 tablespoons equals 163 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 30 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.