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Creamy Homestyle Vanilla Frosting

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  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening (OR 2/3 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 pounds powdered sugar (7 1/2 cups)
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    1. DISSOLVE salt in milk.
    2. PLACE shortening, vanilla and milk mixture in medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer or flat beater of a stand up mixer while gradually adding powdered sugar on low speed. Once all the powdered sugar is incorporated, stop and scrape bowl with spatula.
    3. INCREASE mixer speed; beat until smooth and fluffy, 1 minute or less. If needed, add powdered sugar by the tablespoonful to thicken; or add milk to thin frosting, to achieve desired spreading consistency. Makes 4 cups.
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