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  • Makes 5 cups (approx.)
  • Ice 8 * 2 inches layered cake and icing for decoration


  • 2 cup Solid White Vegetable Shortening
  • 8 cups Powder Sugar, sifted
  • 2 Tablespoon Meringue Powder
  • 2 teaspoon Clear Vanilla Flavor
  • 6 Tablespoons Milk or Water
  • Pinch of salt


Step 1: In a stand mixer cream shortening, flavoring, meringue powder, salt and milk, on medium speed. Scrape the sides of the bowl and cream for about 2 minutes.

Step 2: Add powdered sugar slowly until all the powdered sugar is incorporated. Scrape the bowl and continue to blend until creamy for 2 minutes.

Storage: Store leftover icing in the refrigerator for 2 weeks.

Helpful Hints:

  • Icing the cake: Thin the icing by adding additional 2-3 tablespoons of milk or water to the full recipe.