· 1 cup real salted butter, softened
· 1 cup vegetable shortening
· 2 pounds of confectioners sugar
· 1/2 Tablespoon clear vanilla extract
· 1/2 Tablespoon of butter or almond flavoring
· 3-4 Tablespoons of milk or water
Cream butter, shortening, flavorings and water together. Add confectioners sugar one cup at a time. Mix well.
Add food coloring, if desired.
Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container. Let reach room temperature and mix well before piping.