Charissa Buttercream Be The First To Review By cerobs recipe Here is a recipe I always use with butter. And my client love it. Charissa Buttercream Ingredients 2 sticks of butter (Imperial)2 cups of Crisco4lbs powder sugar1/4 cups waterany flavor of your choice Instructions Mix shortening and liquid first till smooth and creamy. then slowly add a steady stream of Powder sugar until it is all incorporated on speed one or 2. Then I let it go for 5-7-minutes till creamy and smooth on about speed 6.