|Confectioners sugar||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Vegetable shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
In bowl, combine 1 cup of the sugar, the vegetable shortening, vanilla, and salt.
Alternately add milk and remaining sugar; mix until smooth and creamy.
Add more sugar to thicken or milk to thin if needed for good spreading consistency.
Frosts tops and sides of two 8 or 9 inch layers.