Wedding Cake Icing recipe

Wedding Cake Icing

Wedding Cake Icing is a classic and delicious frosting that everyone loves. It is the perfect finishing touch to any wedding cake. This recipe makes enough icing for a 3-tiered cake with 100 servings. Here are some additional details about this recipe:

– Nutrition: Each serving of wedding cake icing contains approximately 150 calories, 6 grams of fat, and 22 grams of sugar.
– Cooking Time: This recipe takes about 30 minutes to prepare.
– Preparation Time: It takes about an hour to prepare the cakes and let them cool before you can start icing them.
– Servings: This recipe makes enough icing for 100 servings.
– Category: Dessert
– Cuisine: American


  • 6 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons clear imitation vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup whole milk


  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the shortening and butter until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the confectioners’ sugar, one cup at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  3. Add the vanilla and mix well.
  4. Slowly pour in the milk and mix well until the icing is smooth and creamy.
  5. If the icing is too thick, add more milk, a tablespoon at a time, until you reach the desired consistency.
  6. Use the icing to frost your wedding cake.

Additional Notes:

  • This recipe can be easily doubled or halved to make more or less icing.
  • If you want a stiffer icing for decorating, add more confectioners’ sugar until you reach the desired consistency.
  • If you want a less sweet icing, you can use half shortening and half butter instead of all shortening.
  • Store any leftover icing in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.

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