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Buttercream Icing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angela Lewallen (Mimi)

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 sticks butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. salt
16 oz. powdered sugar
1 tsp. meringue powder
1-2 T milk
food coloring optional

**If you are wanting flavored icing you can use extracts or substitute other flavored liquid for milk.

Directions:
Directions:
Beat butter for 1 minute, add vanilla, salt and meringue powder; beat for 1 minute. Add powdered sugar and 1 T milk. Mix on low until blended. Add more milk if necessary for desired consistency. If desired add food coloring. Beat on high speed for 1-2 minutes.

 

 

 

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