1 Cup Crisco
1 Cup real Butter (not cold but also not at room temperature)
2 tsp. Vanilla
2 lbs. Powdered Sugar
1/2 - 3/4 cup COLD heavy whipping cream
In large mixing bowl beat butter and crisco until creamy and smooth (about 10 minutes). Add 1 lb. powdered sugar on low speed and blend, increase speed to medium and beat until light. Add vanilla. Add 1/2 cup cold cream and beat to blend. Add remaining powdered sugar and beat until smooth. Add remaining cream. Beat 5 minutes and switch to whisk attachment and beat until light (10-15 minutes)
Mouse is an amazing baker and actually owned her own bakery. I am grateful she was willing to share some of her secrets with me.