Vanilla Frosting

Makes 1 2/3 cups (420 mL)

Earth Balance is a brand name for a vegan buttery spread made from non-genetically modified, expeller-pressed oils. The frosting is best made when the spread has sat at room temperature for 1 to 2 hours first.

2/3 cup (170 mL) Earth Balance spread or other vegan margarine
2 cups (500 mL) icing sugar
1 teaspoon (5 mL) vanilla extract
Put the Earth Balance spread in a bowl and cream well using a hand mixer or spoon. Add the icing sugar and mix until all of the sugar is incorporated, pressing out any lumps. Add vanilla and mix well.

Per 1/20 recipe (about 4 teaspoons/20 mL): calories: 107, protein: 0 g, fat: 6 g, carbohydrate: 13 g (12 g from sugar), dietary fibre: 0 g, calcium: 0 mg, iron: 0 mg, magnesium: 0 mg, phosphorus: 0 mg, potassium: 1 mg, sodium: 0 mg, zinc: 0 mg, thiamin: 0 mg, riboflavin: 0 mg, niacin: 0 mg, vitamin B 6: 0 mg, folate: 0 mcg, pantothenic acid: 0 mg, vitamin B 12: 0 mcg, vitamin A: 0 mcg, vitamin C: 0 mg, vitamin E: 0 mg, omega-6 fatty acids: 0 g, omega-3 fatty acids: 0 g

Percentage of calories from protein 0%, fat 53%, carbohydrate 47%