DeYoung's Buttercream

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


  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 8 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening until fluffy. Add sugar, and continue creaming until well blended.
  2. 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.
  3. You can change the extracts for different flavors.

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