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“BIRTHDAY CAKES and DECORATING! Your job will be easier using a frosting that spreads easy and also has wonderful flavor! This recipe has been used by my relatives and is a winner!”
READY IN:
15mins
YIELD:
3 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter and shortening together with an electric mixer.
  2. Add vanilla and 1 cup of sifted sugar at a time. Beat well on medium speed scraping bottom and sides often. Frosting will appear dry. Add milk and beat at high speed along with a few drops of food coloring (optional). Add more milk for thinner consistency.
  3. Frosting can be refrigerated in an airtight container for 1 week. Rewhip before using.
  4. Notes: Clear vanilla extract may be used, if desired. For a large cake double the recipe.
  5. Great for birthday cakes!

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