Very Easy! Add a little more water to ice the cake and a little less to make the decorations!

Wedding Cake Icing


  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons clear imitation vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 8 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar


1 Mix shortening, water, vanilla, almond extract, and half of the powdered sugar with a mixer for 5-10 minutes. (it’s very important to mix this long)

2 Add the rest of the powdered sugar and beat just enough to mix in.

3 Add additional water for desired consistency.


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