French Buttercream Frosting

Course: Dessert


  • 1 cup Butter without salt
  • ½ cup Shortening household, soybean (hydrogenated)-cottonseed (hydrogenated)
  • 2 cups Sugars powdered
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon butter flavored extract
  • ½ cup Cream fluid, heavy whipping
  • 4 tablespoons Wheat flour white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached


  • Mix heavy cream and flour in a small bowl. Heat the mixure in the microwave for 45 seconds on high. Set aside to cool.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine butter, shortening, confectioner’s sugar, vanilla extract and butter extract.
  • Using and electric mixer, beat on low until combined. Then beat on medium speed for 6-8 minutes.
  • Next add the heavy cream mixture, and beat on medium speed for another 10 minutes. ( Mixture will appear soupy at first, but will become fluffy.)