Rick's Special Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Rick's Special Buttercream Frosting
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  • 2 cups shortening
  • 8 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening until fluffy. Add sugar, and continue creaming until well blended.
  2. Add salt, vanilla, and 6 ounces whipping cream. Blend on low speed until moistened. Add additional 2 ounces whipping cream if necessary. Beat at high speed until frosting is fluffy.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1632.23 Kcal (6834 kJ)
Calories from fat 584.23 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 64.91g 100%
Cholesterol 23.49mg 8%
Sodium 175.43mg 7%
Potassium 20.08mg 0%
Total Carbs 271.07g 90%
Sugars 265.15g 1061%
Protein 0.34g 1%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Calcium 11.4mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 469.38 Kcal (1965 kJ)
Calories from fat 168.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.67g 100%
Cholesterol 6.75mg 8%
Sodium 50.45mg 7%
Potassium 5.77mg 0%
Total Carbs 77.95g 90%
Sugars 76.25g 1061%
Protein 0.1g 1%
Calcium 3.3mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 38.1
  • 46

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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