Waldorf Astoria Cake Frosting

Waldorf Astoria Cake Frosting

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"This easy white frosting is perfect for wedding cakes."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 306 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 306 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 17.4 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.9g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 30 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a large bowl, combine confectioners sugar, shortening, milk, salt, butter flavored extract and vanilla. Beat until smooth and fluffy.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

Excellent white frosting, tho' I did modify it a bit to suit my taste and needs. What's most important about this recipe is the shortening to powdered sugar ratio, which is 1 cup of shortening ...

Most helpful critical review

I did not care for this recipe. The taste was straight shortening and powdered sugar, even with butter-flavored shortening and extra butter and vanilla extracts. I couldn't fathom why this was s...

Excellent white frosting, tho' I did modify it a bit to suit my taste and needs. What's most important about this recipe is the shortening to powdered sugar ratio, which is 1 cup of shortening ...

I did not care for this recipe. The taste was straight shortening and powdered sugar, even with butter-flavored shortening and extra butter and vanilla extracts. I couldn't fathom why this was s...

I have made this frosting recipe for years with excellent results. Depending on the amount of humidity in the air and how exact I have been measuring the confectioners sugar, I adjust the amoun...

Great tasting frosting and perfectly white, but I had a major problem with it seperating on me often. I had to mix it a long time twice to get it on the cupcakes. Then I had to refrigerate them ...

Best white frosting I have ever made. Easy to spread and very tasty. I use this for all wedding cakes unless called for fondant.

I am 12 years old and this is the first homemade frosting I have made. It is very easy to make and it tastes great!

very tasty and hold up to piping. Coloring is easy. I have never been big on "butter" flavoring or imitation vanilla, but they are vital and make this frosting good tasting. Cook's illustrate...

EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT!!!! VERY EASY AND DEEEEEEEEELLIOUS THE BEST WHITE FROSTING I HAVE EVER MADE THANKS A MILLION FOR THE RECIPE!

This frosting was the best! The flavor was excellent, the consistancy perfect. It was perfect for cake decorating. I did not have butter flavored extract so I used some butter flavored popcorn s...