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Simple Buttercream Recipe

Buttercream frosting is a favorite for decorating cakes and other baked goods. This page contains a simple buttercream recipe.
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March 1, 20122 found this helpful

This simple buttercream recipe is perfect for icing your cakes and decorating them.

Note: This recipe makes a stiff consistency buttercream icing. For decorating, you will need to thin it down so that it is soft enough to go through your decorating tips. Instructions for thinning it down are below.

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Ingredients:

Directions:

Cream shortening, vanilla, and water together in a mixer. Combine meringue powder, salt, and confectioners' sugar in a large bowl. With mixer at medium speed, begin adding confectioners' sugar mixture, 1 cup at a time. Once sugar is thoroughly mixed in, add another cup until all ingredients are combined. Blend approximately 1 more minute until creamy.

Yields: 3 cups

Icing Consistency:

Stiff Consistency:

Medium Consistency: Add 1 tsp. water per cup of stiff icing.

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Thin Consistency: Add 2 tsp. water per cup of stiff icing.

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