solid Crisco shortening
confectioners' sugar, sift if lumpy
- In a bowl mix solid Crisco, salt, vanilla, and about 1/3 of the sugar.
- Add milk and remaining sugar alternately. Mix until smooth and creamy.
- Add more sugar to thicken, or milk to thin frosting, if needed, for a good spreading consistency.
- Frosts 2 8 or 9" layers OR 1 13x9x2" cake.