Mel's crusting Buttercream

I use this frosting for all of my cookies and cakes. It is really easy to decorate with can take the heat and humidity.

Mel’s crusting Buttercream

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of butter Flavored Crisco
  • 1 cup of White Crisco (regular flavor)
  • 1&1/2 tsp. Vanilla Flavoring
  • 1/2 tsp. Butter flavoring
  • 4 tblsp. of milk
  • 2 lb. of Powdered Sugar (approx. 8 cups) – I use C & H
  • 2 tblsp. of Meringue Powder
  • 2 tblsp. of Light Corn Syrup
  • 2 pinches of salt

Instructions

  1. Cream Shortening and corn syrup, add flavoring and milk and mix until complettely incorporated. Add Meringue powder and salt, mix well. Next add the powdered sugar a little bit at a time and mix on medium-low speed until all ingredients have been thoroughly combined. Contnue to mix until smooth and creamy.
  2. This recipe makes stiff consistency icing. For medium consistency icing add 2 tblsp of water, for thin consistency icing add 4 tblsp of water.

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Comments (8)

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This worked great for me! It tastes good, is easy to work with, & easy to make. I used it both full strength and thinned. Thanks for the recipe!

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Thank you for the recipe! I've been looking for one that works well for crusting. I will be trying soon :)


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