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       Title: WILTON CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM ICING
  Categories: Desserts, Cakes, Frostings, Wilton
       Yield: 3 cups
  
       1 t  Clear vanilla extract*
       4 T  Water
     1/2 c  Shortening
     1/2 c  Butter
       3 oz Melted bittersweet
            -chocolate
       1 T  Wilton Meringue Powder
       1 lb Sifted powdered sugar
            -(approx 4 cups)
  
   *Note:  Clear butter & clear almond extracts can be included with
   or substituted for the vanilla.  Flavorings can be up to a total
   of 2 t.
   DIRECTIONS:
   Sift the powdered sugar and meringue powder into a large mixing
   bowl and set aside.  Cream shortening, butter, flavorings and
   water.  Gradually add sifted dry ingredients and mix on medium
   speed until all ingredients have been thoroughly mixed together.
   Blend an additional minute or so until creamy.
  
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