Buttercream Frosting IV

Add something creamy to your dessert with this smooth butter-cream frosting that's ready in just 10 minutes!


about 3 cups (24 servings)


4 cups confectioners' (powdered) sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup shortening
2 to 3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract


In large bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter and shortening with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Beat in milk and vanilla on medium speed until smooth. If necessary, stir in milk, a few drops at a time, until spreadable. Frosts two 13 x 9-inch cakes, or fills and frosts two 8- or 9-inch two-layer cakes.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 10 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving (2 tablespoons): Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 70), Total Fat 8 g (Saturated Fat 3 g, Trans Fat 1 g), Cholesterol 10 mg; Sodium 25 mg; Total Carbohydrate 20 g (Dietary Fiber 0 g, Sugars 19 g), Protein 0 g; Exchanges: 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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