Kittencal’s Bakery Buttercream Frosting/Icing Recipe

Kittencal’s Bakery Buttercream  Frosting/Icing Recipe

Total Time

00:10 mins

Preparation 00:10 mins


Recipe ingredients:

  • 1⁄2 cup crisco white shortening, room temperature (white)
  • 1⁄2 cup butter, softened or 1⁄2 cup margarine
  • 4 -6 tablespoons 18% table cream or 4 -6 tablespoons heavy cream, unwhipped or 4 -6 tablespoons half-and-half cream or 4 -6 tablespoons milk
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt (heaping)
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla or 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 5 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted (or as needed)
  • 2 -4 drops food coloring (optional ( or for flavor and color, use 1-2 envelopes 3-grams each, duncan hines frosting creations )

Preparation of the recipe:

In a large bowl using an electric mixer at medium speed beat together the shortening and margarine or butter with cream, salt almond extract and vanilla until smooth (about 3 minutes).

Add in sifted confectioners sugar starting with 4-1/2 cups; beat very well until smooth and fluffy, adding more confectioners sugar or cream or milk until you achieve desired consistency.

Add in the food coloring or Flavor Creation powder (if using) until the desired shade is achieved.

Source: Kittencal’s Bakery Buttercream Frosting/Icing Recipe