Publix Buttercream Icing

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Jan. 04, 2013

Did you know you can make really good buttercream icing that tastes just like Publix? This buttercream recipe is easy to make, and this holds up well to heat, so cake decorators will love this icing. It has a very buttery taste and looks beautiful.


Butter 1/2 Pound
Vegetable shortening 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Butter flavoring 1 Teaspoon
Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
Confectioners sugar 2 Pound
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Meringue powder mix 1 Tablespoon
Milk 1 Tablespoon (if needed)



1. In a bowl, sift the icing sugar.

2. In a mixer bowl, place the butter and shortening and cream well, until smooth.

3. While still beating add in almond and vanilla extract, butter flavoring and meringue powder.

4. Add in icing sugar little at a time and beat well after each addition.

5. Beat the icing mixture at high speed for 30 seconds, until smooth.


6. Use the Publix Buttercream Icing to decorate cake, muffins or use as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 8970Calories from Fat 5245

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 594 g913.8%

Saturated Fat 219 g1095%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 715 mg29.79%

Total Carbohydrates 909 g303%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 879 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet