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Vanilla Frosting

No recipe image available.The use of vegetable shortening makes a fluffier vanilla frosting.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup vegetable shortening
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 cups powdered sugar - divided use
3 to 4 tablespoons milk

Cooking Directions:

  1. Beat butter, shortening and vanilla. Add 1 cup powdered sugar; beat until creamy. Add remaining 3 cups powdered sugar alternately with 3 to 4 tablespoons milk, beating to spreading consistency.

Frosts and fills an 8 or 9-inch layer cake, or 1 (13x9x2-inch) cake, or 24 cupcakes.