RECIPES FROM THE PAST: DECORATING ICING

To make that special cake for a birthday or an event, this recipe is a winner.

                                             DECORATING ICING

My roommate in nursing school was an excellent cook. On one of our visits to her  home she made my daughter a beautifully decorated and delicious cake. This was her recipe long years ago and it is still a favorite for doing a special cake.

DECORATING ICING

  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1 ½ tsp. vanilla
  • 2/3 cup confect . sugar
  • ½ tsp. orange extract
  • Salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 Tbsp.  Karo (syrup)
  • ½ tsp cream of  tartar
  • Butter flavor

Beat  ingredients at high speed until creamy. Should stand in peaks.

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