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Tangy Lemon Frosting

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  Confectioners sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Yellow food coloring 10 Drop
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon

Combine 1 cup of the sugar, the vegetable shortening, lemon peel, salt, and food coloring.
Add water and lemon juice alternately with remaining sugar; mix until smooth and creamy.
Add more sugar to thicken or water to thin if needed for good spreading consistency.
Frosts tops and sides of two 8 or 9 inch cake layers.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1904 Calories from Fat 453

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g78.9%

Saturated Fat 12.8 g64%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 972.1 mg40.5%

Total Carbohydrates 364 g121.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.6%

Sugars 349 g

Protein 0.28 g0.56%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 43.7%

Calcium 2.2% Iron 0.94%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tangy Lemon Frosting Recipe