Frosting Recipe



  • 2 Lbs Confectionery Sugar
  • 1/2 to 2/3 Cup Milk 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 Cup Shortening
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Tbs Butter or 1/2 Tsp Butter Flavoring *optional
  • 1/2 Tsp Almond Flavoring *optional


Mix by hand until all is blended. Then, with electric mixer, beat for five minutes at high speed .

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  • Mary

    What size tip is used for the 3d Santa for decorating. Thank you

    • carriefalzone

      Hi Mary –

      I normally use a 20 or a 21 in decorating tip. Any star shape will work though 🙂

      Happy Baking!
      Gramma’s Cutters

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