Old Fashioned Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Gluten Free
Popular
Old Fashioned Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
5 min.
8
512kcal
100%sweetness
1.06%saltiness
0.49%sourness
0.32%bitterness
0.76%savoriness
33.73%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 0.5 cup shortening 
  • 0.5 cup butter softened
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla 
  • cups powdered sugar 
  • Tbsp milk 

Equipment

  • bowl
  • mixing bowl
  • blender
  • hand mixer

Directions

  1. Buttercream Icing Recipe
  2. In a large mixing bowl cream butter and shortening with electric mixer.
  3. Add vanilla.
  4. Gradually add in sifted confectioners sugar, one cup at a time beating on medium speed.
  5. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl often. When all of the sugar has been mixed in, icing will appear dry.
  6. Add milk and beat at medium speed for 3 minutes.
  7. Keep icing covered with a damp cloth until ready to decorate. For best results, keep icing bowl in refrigerator when not using.
  8. Icing can be stored in an air tight container for up to a week. Just re-whip it in your mixer before using. Makes 3 1/2 cups.

Nutrition Facts

Calories512kcal
Protein0.23%
Fat42.19%
Carbs57.58%

Properties

Glycemic Index
11
Glycemic Load
0.1
Inflammation Score
-1
Nutrition Score
1.3930434782609%

Taste

Sweetness:
100%
Saltiness:
1.06%
Sourness:
0.49%
Bitterness:
0.32%
Savoriness:
0.76%
Fattiness:
33.73%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:512.38kcal
25.62%
Fat:24.5g
37.69%
Saturated Fat:10.6g
66.25%
Carbohydrates:75.22g
25.07%
Net Carbohydrates:75.22g
27.35%
Sugar:73.73g
81.92%
Cholesterol:31.18mg
10.39%
Sodium:95.45mg
4.15%
Alcohol:0.27g
1.5%
Protein:0.31g
0.61%
Vitamin E:1.12mg
7.45%
Vitamin K:7.83µg
7.45%
Vitamin A:363.66IU
7.27%
Vitamin B2:0.03mg
1.62%
Vitamin B5:0.12mg
1.24%
Calcium:11.29mg
1.13%
Source:Pink When