Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a large batch of frosting, easily halved. Not too, too sweet. Good for cookies and cakes. Mostly I am posting it so I can always find it!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together softened butter,shortening, and vanilla.
  2. Add sugar in increments, blending well.
  3. Add milk 1T at a time until desired consistency.
  4. Can be separated in batches and colored with food coloring.
Most Helpful

I have made a lot of frosting recipes for cakes and cupcakes and this is the best one I have ever made. I made 96 cupcakes for a party and got tons of compliments on the cupcakes and especially the frosting. This is the only one I will be using from now on. It is delicious!

Doods May 05, 2015

i've just registered to say that the frosting was GREAT..
can't wait to make my family eat the frosted cake

shy_m00n February 21, 2011