A creamy, light frosting similar to what the baker uses.

Bakery Shop Icing


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 6 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup warm milk


1 In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening, sugar and vanilla together. Stir cornstarch into milk and add to butter mixture. Beat at low speed until well blended. Beat another 5 to 7 minutes until icing is creamy.

2 Note: This icing will appear curdled at first, but continue beating and it will become smooth.


tylercandace0305 Says... 2011-04-18 11:44:17

is the white sugar u are refering to granulated or powdered?

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