Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

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

Ingredients Nutrition


  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. Once all the sugar is mixed in, add milk and beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  3. Keep refrigerated and covered until needed.


Most Helpful

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!

Rav November 21, 2008

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

Canadiana Cooker August 09, 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!

nanhenry May 27, 2007

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