This recipe is from Shirley McNevich's Mom's Best Recipes Vol 1. Published here with her permission.
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(by Lucille Minier - friend)
Use this icing for cakes or cupcakes:
2 1/2 level TBSP flour
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup Crisco
1 1/2 cup Domino's powdered sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. vanilla
In a mixer, combine flour and milk and set aside. In another mixing bowl, combine Crisco, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and salt. Beat until light and fluffy. Add the flour/milk mixture one teaspoon at a time to the Crisco mixture, beating constantly. Add the vanilla and blend in 1 additional cup of powdered sugar. Blend until creamy.