Grocery Store Frosting


Just like the type all those in-store bakeries use.

Original recipe makes 2 cups


1 cup shortening
1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla extract
2 pounds confectioners’ sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons water


  1. In a heavy duty mixer combine the shortening, butter or margarine, vanilla and water. Add the sugar and salt, beat until well mixed. Add a tablespoon or two more of water if needed. Turn mixer to the highest speed and beat for 15 minutes.


Calories: 388 kcal
Carbohydrates: 56.7 g
Cholesterol: 15 mg
Fat: 18.6 g
Fiber: 0 g
Protein: 0.1 g
Sodium: 60 mg