Cream Cheese Frosting

1 + 1/3 cup veg shortening
16 oz cream cheese softened at room temp (2 8oz blocks)
3 tsp clear vanilla extract
3 tsp clear butter extract
2 tsp clear almond extract or creme bouquet
(or you can use 1 tsp of both – yum)
3 tbs meringue powder
1/3 tsp fine popcorn salt (or reg salt)

3 – 3.5 lbs powdered sugar

1/4c plain powdered creamer dissolved in 1/4 c very hot water
(you may use flavored creamers, if you want to infuse a flavoring) You may not need to use all of the liquid.

Cream shortening, softened cr. cheese and extracts, then mix in meringue powder and salt then add 3 tbs creamer mixture.

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