DeYoung's Buttercream Be The First To Review By deyouan recipe Comments | 1 Favorites | 129 Print This is one recipe that I have used over and over and has NEVER let me down. I’m sure it will become your favorite as well DeYoung’s Buttercream Ingredients 1 cup shortening1 cup unsalted butter8 cups confectioners sugar1/2 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons vanilla1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream Instructions In a mixing bowl, cream shortening until fluffy. Add sugar, and continue creaming until well blended. Add salt, vanilla, and 6 ounces whipping cream. Blend on low speed until moistened. Add additional 2 ounces whipping cream if necessary. Beat at high speed until frosting is fluffy. You can change the extracts for different flavors.