Yield  1 cup

INGREDIENTS:

8 oz SUGAR, POWDERED, SIFTED
1 ¼ oz SHORTENING
¾ oz WATER
1 tsp EXTRACT, VANILLA

Method

  1. Cream sugar and shortening in mixer bowl 1 minute at low speed.  Scrape down bowl; continue beating at medium speed 2
  2. Add water and vanilla slowly to creamed mixture while beating at low speed.  Scrape down bowl; continue beating at medium speed until smooth.

Notes

  1. Additional water may be added to reach desired consistency.
  2. This icing may be used in a pastry bag for writing and all other decorative work for cakes.
  3. In Step 2, for a tinted frosting, a small amount of food coloring paste may be used.