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Buttercream Frosting

This recipe is part of the recipe for Silver Anniversary Cake


Makes about 3-1/2 cups


6 cups powdered sugar, sifted and divided
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup shortening
6 to 8 tablespoons milk, divided
1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Combine 3 cups powdered sugar, butter, shortening, 4 tablespoons milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer until smooth. Add remaining powdered sugar; beat until light and fluffy, adding more milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, as needed for good spreading consistency.

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