Buttercream Frosting

This quick and easy buttercream is made with margarine and shortening, just like the in-store bakeries!


enough to cover a 13 x 9-inch cake (24 servings)


1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup shortening
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
5 cups confectioners' (powdered) sugar
1/4 cup milk


In a large bowl, cream margarine and shortening until light and fluffy. Add salt, vanilla, powdered sugar and milk. Beat well.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 20 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories: 172; Total Fat: 8.2 g; Cholesterol: 3 mg; Sodium: 50 mg; Total Carbs: 25 g; Dietary Fiber: 0 g; Protein: 0.2 g

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