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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Dairy Free Frosting For My Birthday Girl!

I have been searching like mad for a good recipe or store bought frosting with no milk. I thought I found one and maybe I did, but the problem is it has caramel color. I have done some research and discovered it CAN contain milk. Maybe, maybe not. Now I cannot possibly go on that. How can I just give her that not knowing if it is made with milk or not? I can't. So I had to begin my search all over again and I found this. How simple! I am trying it tonight.

White Icing


  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon clear imitation vanilla extract


  1. In a large bowl, combine sugar, shortening, water and vanilla. Beat on low speed to combine, then beat on medium speed for a full five minutes. It won't look like Icing at first, but keep the mixer going for a full five minutes, and then you're done!
  2. Note: If you're not using this for decorating, but just for icing the cake, thin the icing by adding 3 tbs. of corn syrup, or water to the icing.


Sherri said...

Happy Birthday Gabbi!!! I hope your day is wonderful:)

Postcard Printing said...

Awww...Happy Birthday to your lovely daughter. You know, I have never made an icing before so thanks for this!

Living Life Happy said...

wow, ingredients wise, I would think that would work! Hope it did. Happy Birthday sweet girl!