Plain Butter Icing Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1 Dash
 Sifted icing sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Cream/Milk3 Tablespoon
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Icing sugar2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3694 Calories from Fat 425

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.9%

Saturated Fat 30.6 g153.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 124.1 mg

Sodium 218.5 mg9.1%

Total Carbohydrates 832 g277.5%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 799.8 g

Protein 2 g4.1%

Vitamin A 29.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 11.7% Iron 0.99%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cream butter or margarine until very fluffy.
Add salt and, very gradually, about 1/2 cup sugar, continuing to cream.
Add remaining sugar alternately with cream, beating after each addition.
When mixture is smooth, add vanilla.
Spread on 8-inch square cake or over top and sides of 2 8-inch layers.