Learn how to make the ideal frosting to spread on cookies, cakes, and more. Add a few drops of food coloring for colorful frosting to use with a party theme or for the holidays.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large mixing bowl beat shortening, vanilla, and almond extract with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Gradually add about half of the powdered sugar, beating well. Beat in 2 tablespoons of the milk. Gradually beat in the remaining powdered sugar and enough of the remaining milk for frosting to reach spreading consistency.

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Nutrition Facts

75 calories; 4 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 1 mg sodium. 2 mg potassium; 9 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 9 g sugar; 0 g protein; 1 g trans fatty acid; 2 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 0 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 1 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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