Buttercream Icing

Fluffy, sugary, and butter rich, this frosting made a name for itself as one side of Hemstrought's Bakery's original Halfmoon Cookies.

Buttercream Icing
Fluffy, sugary, and butter rich, this frosting made a name for itself as one side of Hemstrought's Bakery's original Halfmoon cookies.
Yield: makes enough icing for 30 halfmoon cookies

Ingredients

  • 7 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 16 tbsp. room temperature butter, cut into pieces
  • 12 cup vegetable shortening
  • 7 tbsp. milk
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt

Instructions

  1. Put sugar, butter, shortening, milk, vanilla, and salt in the bowl of a standing mixer. Beat on low speed to mix, then increase to medium and beat until light and fluffy.