Yield: 1 Servings
½ cup shortening ½ cup Karo White corn syrup 1 tsp clear vanilla ¼ tsp salt 4 drops Lemon flavoring 3-4 cups sifted powdered sugar Mix together first 5 ingredients. Use a wooden spoon. Add 1-2 cups sugar, stirring until it gegins to get thick. Transfer mixture to a table and knead in more sugar until mixture gegins to get thick like pie dough. May need more sugar. It should be smooth and not sticky.
The longer you knead the smoother it becomes.
Place icing in a plastic bag and then agind in a tightfitting plastic container, Refregerate. Icing works best when allowed to mellow for 24-48 hours. Bring to room temperature to use. knead in color as desired. Roll out on work area dusted with corn starch. Cut uith small knife, exacto brade or cookie cutters. Carefully transfer to cake.
Keeps for weeks in refrigerator if well sealed.