Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time N/A
Servings 2 1/2 cups
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 (1 lb.) box powdered sugar
  • 4 to 6 tbsps. half-and-half or whole milk

Directions

  • Step 1

    BEAT shortening, vanilla and salt in large bowl with mixer on high speed until fluffy.

  • Step 2

    ADD powdered sugar. Beat on low speed, gradually adding 1/4 cup half-and-half, until blended.

  • Step 3

    BEAT with stand mixer on medium speed 3 minutes or with hand mixer on high speed 5 minutes, until light and fluffy. If icing seems too stiff, gradually beat in additional half-and-half, 1 tablespoon at a time, until icing reaches desired consistency.

  • Step 4

    For Pure White Fluffy Icing: Substitute 1 teaspoon clear vanilla flavoring for regular vanilla extract.

Serving size
(2 Tablespoons)

  • Calories 140
  • Calories from Fat45g
  • Total Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 30mg
  • Potassium 6mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 23g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 22g
  • Protein 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet