Jo Ann's Frosting

A not-so-sweet white frosting alternative that is great for all cakes and decorating needs. This may be tinted with food color if you like.

Jo Ann’s Frosting


  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract


1 In a large bowl, beat shortening and sugar together until smooth. slowly mix in milk, vanilla and almond extract. Beat on high speed of an electric mixer for 5 to 7 minutes, scraping often, until mixture is light and fluffy.


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