Servings: One cake, or on cupcakes, etc.Prep Time: 15 min
1/2 cup shortening (butter or Crisco) [I use Crisco]
1 (16-oz.) box 10X sugar
4 tablespoons cake flour [if I don’t have cake flour, I use 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour]
4 tablespooons cream (or milk) [I use 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon Lactaid milk]
2 teaspoons flavoring (almond or vanilla)
1 large or 2 small EGG WHITES [I use 2 medium]
Beat all the ingredients except egg whites together at high speed for 4 minutes.
Add egg whites and beat 4 or 5 minutes more minutes.
This may be stored in refrigerator. Bring to room temperature to be able to spread.
Submitted by: maybeth on March 19, 2012