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Nutritional Facts: Classic Buttercream Frosting

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  3/4 cup (170g)
unsalted butter
1/4 cup (51g)
shortening
1/2 cup (122g)
milk
1/4 teaspoon (2g)
salt
1 1/2 teaspoons (6g)
vanilla
2 lbs (907g)
confectioners' sugar
Total 1 serving
Alanine (g) 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Alcohol (g) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.2 0.0 2 0
Arginine (g) 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Ash (g) 0.1 0.0 0.9 1.5 0.0 0.1 3 0
Aspartic acid (g) 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Beta-sitosterol (mg) 6.8 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 7 1
Caffeine (mg) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Calcium (mg) 40.9 0.0 145.2 0.4 0.7 9.1 196 25
Calories 1,220.7 453.1 78.1 0.0 18.1 3,528.9 5,299 662
Calories (kj) 5,105.8 1,895.7 327.0 0.0 75.9 14,759.9 22,164 2,771
Campesterol (mg) 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Carbohydrates (g) 0.1 0.0 5.7 0.0 0.8 905.1 912 114
Cholesterol (mg) 366.0 0.0 17.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 383 48
Copper (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0
Cystine (g) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Dietary Fiber (g) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Folate (mcg) 5.1 0.0 6.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 11 1
Folate, DFE (mcg) 5.1 0.0 6.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 11 1
Folate, food (mcg) 5.1 0.0 6.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 11 1
Folic acid (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Fructose n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0 0
Galactose n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0 0
Glucose (dextrose) n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0 0
Glutamic acid (g) 0.3 0.0 0.8 0.0 n/a n/a 1 0
Glycine (g) 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Histidine (g) 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Iron (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.5 1 0
Isoleucine (g) 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Lactose n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0 0
Leucine (g) 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.0 n/a n/a 1 0
Lysine (g) 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Magnesium (mg) 3.4 0.0 15.9 0.0 0.8 0.0 20 3
Maltose n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0 0
Manganese (mg) 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Methionine (g) 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 35.8 22.8 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 60 7
Niacin (mg) 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Pantothenic acid (mg) 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 1 0
Phenylalanine (g) 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Phosphorus (mg) 40.9 0.0 113.5 0.0 0.4 0.0 155 19
Phytosterols n/a 102.5 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a 103 13
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 5.2 13.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 19 2
Potassium (mg) 40.9 0.0 184.2 0.1 9.3 18.1 253 32
Proline (g) 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.0 n/a n/a 1 0
Protein (g) 1.4 0.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5 1
Retinol (mcg) 1,142.4 0.0 37.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,180 148
Riboflavin (mg) 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 0 0
Saturated Fat (g) 87.5 12.8 2.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 103 13
Selenium (mcg) 1.7 0.0 2.4 0.0 0.0 5.4 10 1
Serine (g) 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Sodium (mg) 18.7 0.0 59.8 581.4 0.6 18.1 679 85
Starch n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 11.4 11 1
Stigmasterol (mg) 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Sugar (g) 0.1 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.8 887.3 888 111
Theobromine (mg) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Thiamin (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Threonine (g) 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, alpha (mg) 3.9 3.1 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 7 1
Tocopherol, beta (mg) 0.0 0.2 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, delta (mg) 0.0 7.9 n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 1
Tocopherol, gamma (mg) 0.0 16.6 n/a n/a n/a n/a 17 2
Total Fat (g) 138.1 51.3 4.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 194 24
Tryptophan (g) 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Tyrosine (g) 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Valine (g) 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Vitamin A, IU (IU) 4,254.5 0.0 168.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 4,423 553
Vitamin A, RAE (mcg) 1,164.5 0.0 40.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,205 151
Vitamin B-12 (mcg) 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 1 0
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Vitamin C (mg) 0.0 0.0 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 2 0
Vitamin D (IU) 102.2 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 102 13
Water (g) 30.5 0.0 107.0 0.0 3.3 2.1 143 18
Zinc (mg) 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 1 0

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