Cake Decorating Icing

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Bekkah

Great decorating icing for cakes.

Top Review by J-Lynn

I cut this recipe in half and used it to decorate sugar cookie cut-outs. It made enough to split into four parts and dye each a different color. I put it into decorating bags and decorated 4 dozen cookies with about a 1/2 cup of icing left over. It didn't dry extremely hard, but enough that I can stack the cookies without them sticking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and shortening, and add vanilla.
  2. Gradually add powdered sugar.
  3. Add milk by the TBSP until icing is desired consistency.
  4. Color with food coloring, or icing dye.

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