Number of servings :
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Type of meal : | Desserts | Desserts
Special diet :
125 mL (1/2 cup) butter or margarine, softened
125 mL (1/2 cup) vegetable shortening
5 mL (1 tsp) vanilla
1 L (4 cups) powdered sugar
50 mL (3 to 4 tbsp) milk
Food colouring (optional)
In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, shortening, and vanilla. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Add sugar, 250 mL (1 cup) at a time, beating at low speed until well blended. Add milk. Beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.
Beat in food colouring, one drop at a time, until frosting is desired colour.
Tip: 2 mL (1/2 tsp) almond extract, mint extract or other flavoured extract can be substituted for vanilla.
Imported on 2011-01-20 16:41:26 — Original ID:318