Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Mouse's Buttercream Frosting


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.

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