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Cupcake Frosting

 Cupcake Frosting
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 McCormick® Pure 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.