“Palmcream” Coconut Icing
photo by recipe author


Servings: One double layer cake
Preparation Time: 20 minutes

3/4 cup Tropical Traditions Organic Palm Shortening
1/4 cup Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil
1 1/4 cups organic powdered sugar
2 tablespoons organic vanilla extract
2-3 tablespoons coconut milk*

Mix shortening and coconut oil in stand mixer on high until light and fluffy. Add powdered sugar in half cup increments, mixing in between each addition. Add vanilla and mix again. Add milk in tablespoon increments, mixing well after each one, until desired consistency is reached.

Use icing on cakes, cupcakes, gingerbread, and cookies.

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

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