Base Frosting

This recipe is part of the recipe for Jack-O'-Lantern


Makes about 2 cups


3 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1/2 cup shortening
1/4 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Additional milk


  1. Combine sugar, shortening, 1/4 cup milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat until smooth. Add more milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until frosting is a thin consistency. Use frosting immediately.

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