High Humidity Buttercream


High Humidity Buttercream


  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2c. Crisco
  • 3 Tbls. Dream Whip
  • 3 drops Butter Flavoring
  • 1/2 tsp. Clear Vanilla
  • 3 drops Orange or Lemon Flavoring, Optional
  • 1/4 c. Flour
  • 1/2 c. Milk
  • 2 lb. 10x Sugar


  1. Mix together salt, crisco, dream whip and flavorings on high speed 4-7 minutes or until mix resembles whipped cream. Add flour, 1/2 of the milk and 1/2 of the 10x sugar. Mix until combined. Add rest of milk and 10x sugar and mix until combined.
  2. This recipe forms a crust and is not too sweet. It is perfect for hot and humid days.

Comments (4)


Wow. This is the best icing I've found.. I live in Texas and it can get really humid. This is now my go to/ never fail recipe and it has a nice taste. I have found I usually need to add just a tad more milk to get a creamier/easier to pipe consistency..


Im also in Texas, South...and I have a hard time when it gets hot/humid out. Ive had icing melt off a cake!!!

This is the first recipe Ive seen where you add Flour to the BC recipe, can I ask why? And the flavors added in, is that for a certain taste or can I leave some out?....according to taste that is. Does it crust real good for painting on the BC? Images?

THANKS FOR SHARING IT!!!! Have to try it on my next cake, Im in the middle of one and trying a new recipe for BC for this order.


Please elaborate a little on how you add flour... is it "raw"? Seen many icings with flour, but always previously cooked with some milk

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