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    Sylvia's Buttercream Icing

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    Winnipeg *Mel*'s Note:

    This is the icing recipe from my good friend Sylvia. She makes the best cakes and this is what she always ices them with.

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    1. 1
      Using an electric mixer, cream butter, shortening and vanilla. Gradually add the sugar 1 cup at a time, and beat well on medium speed (scrape sides and bottom of bowl often).
    2. 2
      Once all the sugar is mixed in, add milk and beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.
    3. 3
      Keep refrigerated and covered until needed.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 21, 2008


      Absolutely wonderful - really simple to make and great tasting! This is the recipe I will be using from now on and I've tried a lot!

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    • on August 09, 2007


      Very good ... next time I will use a little more butter and a little less shortening.

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    • on May 28, 2007


      Wonderful icing! Being an icing fanatic - it has to be the best and the easiet I've ever had/made! Didn't have vanilla extract on hand, so substituted strawberry...better than I thought it would be! Thank you for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Sylvia's Buttercream Icing

    Serving Size: 1 (730 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1809.3
    Calories from Fat 882
    Total Fat 98.0 g
    Saturated Fat 44.3 g
    Cholesterol 124.1 mg
    Sodium 336.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 240.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 235.2 g
    Protein 0.9 g

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