Wedding Cake Butter Cream Frosting Recipe

Wedding Cake Butter Cream Frosting is an ivory color with a rich buttery flavor.  Whether crumb coating or frosting the cake with the final coat this frosting ices smooth as silk.


Wedding Cake Butter Cream Frosting Recipe



1/2 cup butter, no substitutes, softened

1/2 cup shortening, softened, can use butter flavored

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 1/2 cups confectioner’s sugar, sifted

1/2 teaspoon clear vanilla or creme bouquet*

23 tablespoons whipping cream


1. Cream butter and shortening together until creamy.  Add flavorings and salt, beat to combine.

2. Add sifted confectioners sugar alternately with whipping cream, beat until fluffy and creamy.

3.  Add additional confectioners sugar and cream for desired consistency.


This is a great frosting for crumb coating and decorating cakes.  This frosting is off white or ivory in color.  The more you beat the frosting, the lighter it becomes.

For Pure White Wedding Cake Frosting- See Wedding Cake White Cream Frosting.

For Cake recipe- see Wedding Cake

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