Recipe by Shena Dominitz

Simple Buttercream Frosting

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Parve Parve
Easy Easy
6 Servings


- Egg

Create a glorious and delicious, memorable cake; with this easy and parve frosting for your cake! This frosting has made it on to my most celebrated cakes, with incredible memories as an added bonus! Celebrate all the reasons to smile with a great cake to mark that special moment!

Yields: enough for a 2-3 layered cake


Buttercream Frosting

  • 1 teaspoon meringue powder (if you have it; if not, leave it out)

  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt



Cream shortening and whip in electric mixture on medium speed.


Scrape down sides and add vanilla and salt.


Next, gradually add sugar, then the meringue powder.


Once all well combined, add in liquid slowly until desired texture is met.


Cover with a damp towel if using the same day. If it’s for another day, refrigerate or freeze. Take out a few hours before using and use paddle on electric mixture to smooth before ready to frost.

Simple Buttercream Frosting

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Sarah Gorodetsky
Sarah Gorodetsky
15 days ago

I don’t see whip in the list of ingredients. How much whip is added to the shortening?

Sabrina Goldfarb
Sabrina Goldfarb
16 days ago

Looks so delicious! And seems easy to make! I will definitively try it. Thank you for another great recipe!

Ilana Uretsky
Ilana Uretsky
16 days ago

My new go to!!!! Thank you Shena!!!!

Tamar Katz
Tamar Katz
16 days ago

Literally the BEST frosting recipe- I use it all the time!!!!

Bear Jew
Bear Jew
16 days ago

Best frosting ever. I want to lather my skin in it.