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Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Damm
Added: Thursday, May 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 c powder sugar (1 lb box)
1/4 c crisco or butter
1/4 c milk or water
1 tsp butter flavoring
decorator food colors

Directions:
Directions:
Put all ingredients in bowl, except colors.
Mix together on low speed until dry ingredients are damp, then mix on high 3 minutes. If frosting seems too thick, add 1 tsp of milk. To decorate, you need a thick frosting. To spread, you may thin with milk. Divide frosting according to colors desired. Add small amounts of color with toothpick and blend with spatula.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
frosts 1 cake with decoration
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 - 15 minutes

 

 

 

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