THE BEST BUTTERCREAM EVER!!

(It was a little overcast when I took this photo)
When my oldest boy was a kindergartner I was the Room Mom.
I LOVED IT!
It gave me a chance to be active in his little life and get to know all of the kids he was
around every day. For holidays we would always throw a class party for the kids.
Children think parties are magic.
I love how excited they always get.
For one of the parties that we threw for the kids one of the parents brought the frosting
for the cookies. OH MY GOODNESS!!!!!! I couldn't believe the deliciousness that was in
my mouth when I took a bite. I asked my friend for the recipe and she said
it was her HUSBAND'S recipe!!!!! What a lucky girl!
So after asking, ok BEGGING for the recipe he was more than happy to give it to me.
Every time I make it EVERYONE wants the recipe. Now that my son is older and we have
quite a few class parties under our belt. I have learned to already have the
recipe printed out and ready to give it to all who ask.
I feel like I am spreading sugary happiness all around when I give it out!!
Buttercream Frosting
8 oz Butter
4 oz Shortening
1 pkg Powder Sugar
1 egg white
1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
1 tsp Vanilla
1 oz Water
1. Cream butter, shortening and sugar until well blended
2. Add the egg white, lemon juice, and vanilla, and blend on medium speed
3. Turn to high speed and whip until fluffy
4. Add water for softer buttercream
**You can use a whole egg for a richer icing**

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