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Easy Icing

Submitted by: kellyberry on January 25, 2011
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Easy Icing

This simple icing is perfect for icing cookies or drizzling over cakes, cinnamon rolls or other pastries. The vanilla extract can be replaced with other flavors for endless variations.

Difficulty: Easy

Servings: 12

Prep Time: 5 minutes   Cook Time: N/A  


1 c powdered sugar
2 Tbsp heavy cream
1/2 tsp vanilla extract


Stir together until smooth. Add food coloring, if using, one drop at a time until you get the color you want. If icing is too thick, add a little more cream. You may need to warm the icing slightly for drizzling over cakes or rolls.

Categories: Budget, Desserts, Frostings & Icings, Kid-Friendly, Old-Fashioned, Pastries

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