Powdered Sugar Frosting




Makes 7 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes


2 cups shortening
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 (16-oz.) packages powdered sugar, sifted
1 cup evaporated milk


1. Beat first 4 ingredients at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric mixer until blended. Add powdered sugar alternately with evaporated milk, beating at low speed until blended after each addition. Beat at medium speed 8 minutes or until light and fluffy.

Note: Frosting may be stored in refrigerator up to 2 weeks. If using a handheld mixer, prepare frosting in 2 batches.

October 2007
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