Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Frosts a two-layer cake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir together shortening, powdered sugar, vanilla and milk until smooth and creamy.
  2. Spread 2 teaspoons of frosting on top of 1st layer.
  3. Add 2nd layer and continue frosting.
  4. Sprinkle with colored crystal sugars.
  5. Frosts a 2 layer cake.


Most Helpful

this is a great frosting. it was easy for my 5 yr old to mix by herself and spread. i first thought it might dry quick because of the powdered sugar, but no it didn't! it stayed smooth and spreadable and then i just put the remaining little bit in a sealable container. she also added a little bit of liquid food coloring and it didn't dilute too much. also i used the milk amount it calls for & it wasn't too runny! this is a keeper!

heather d August 14, 2009

I followed the recipe exactly, but it was a little runny, more of a glaze than icing. Next time, I'll cut back a little on the milk & vanilla. Still, it tasted good and the kids liked it. :)

anotherjenny December 28, 2007

I had fun making this recipe. It was delicious.

bugsbunnyfan February 14, 2006

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