3 1/2 cups
confectioners' sugar, divided
3 -4 tablespoons
whole milk, divided
food coloring or
food coloring, pastes
- Combine 1 1/2 cups sugar, butter, shortening, vanilla and 3 tablespoons milk in a mixing bowl; beat until smooth.
- Gradually add the remaining sugar; beat until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
- Add enough remaining milk and food coloring until frosting reaches desired color and consistency.
- •food coloring pastes are much stronger than regular food coloring--a little food coloring paste goes a long way and it also doesn't thin out your frosting like regular food coloring can.