Pastry-tube Frosting Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodInterest Group


 Shortening1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Icing sugar2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
 Vanilla extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Water3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2016 Calories from Fat 456

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g79.4%

Saturated Fat 12.9 g64.4%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 490.8 mg20.4%

Total Carbohydrates 399 g132.9%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 392 g

Protein 0 g0%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.5% Iron 0.68%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cream shortening, and gradually add 1 cup sugar, continuing to cream and beat after each addition.
Add vanilla and salt.
Add remaining sugar, alternately with just enough water to form a thick smooth mixture suitable to force through a cake-decorating bag.
Makes 3/4 cup.