Easy Homemade Frosting

Easy Homemade Frosting


1 box (16 ounces) powdered sugar (3¾ cups)
¼ cup solid shortening
¼ cup Dierbergs butter, softened
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ to ⅓ cup water
Pinch salt
20 drops green food color
10 drops yellow food color


In large mixer bowl, combined powdered sugar, shortening, butter, vanilla, and ¼ cup of the water; beat at low speed until smooth, about 1 to 2 minutes. Add additional water 1 tablespoon at a time, beating at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add food colors; beat until evenly tinted. Spread over cupcakes.
Makes about 2 cups

Servings: 32 (per 1 tablespoon)
Serving Size: Per Serving

Per Serving
Calories: 146
Cholesterol: 7 mg
Fat: 5 g
Sodium: 8 mg
Carbohydrates: 25 g
Protein: 0 g
Fiber: 0 g

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