Less sweet butter cream icing recipe

6 servings
15 min
25 min
Very Easy
It is delicious and light.


Number of serving: 6
2 pounds of 10x powdered sugar

3/4 pounds of butter

1 cup of vegetable shortening

1 TS. vanilla or almond extract

1/2 TS salt

1/4 cup milk


  • Cream butter on medium/high speed for 2 minutes.

    Add shortening and cream again for 2 minutes.
  • The mixture should be fluffy now.

    If it is not, cream some more
  • Combine milk, salt and vanilla together

    With mixer still on med/high, slowly add the milk mixture blending completely.
  • While that is blending, sift the 10 x sugar and start spooning it into the blender small amounts at a time.
  • Be sure that each addition is combined completely before you add the next scoop.
  • Continue adding and scraping the bowl until all the sugar is incorporated and has a beautiful smooth texture.
  • The appearance of this icing is more like a stabilized whipped cream than regular butter cream icing.



shelly53, 18/09/2009


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