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Vanilla Silk Frosting

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Category: Frostings
Recipe Created By: Linda_10

Vanilla Silk Frosting

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3 cups confectioners (powdered) sugar
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup margarine
3 Tbsp water
food coloring (optional)


In large bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix until smooth.


Suggestion: You may add a few drops of food coloring to tint the frosting.


Butter and Margarine: Butter is a dairy product made from cow’s milk. Margarine typically contains milk or soy, but there are milk-free and soy-free versions available.

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This sounds like an amazing recipe. I have one question though. Can you substitute the butter for anything, such as canola oil? I'm baking for someone who can't have milk.

Kathy P - KFA Admin 3/28/2016 12:10:43 PM

You can't use oil, but you can shortening or any milk-free margarine - or even a combination of shortening and margarine. Earth Balance makes a milk-free margarine, but there are other brands as well.

You can use coconut oil. It's the same consistency after being blended

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