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Low Glycemic Vegan Frosting: Cinnamon

Author: Angela Marinelli


  • 1/2 cup non-dairy butter substitute I like Earth Balance
  • 1/2 cup non-hydrogenated shortening Earth balance makes shortening sticks or Spectrum makes a tub
  • 3.5 cups low glycemic powdered sugar: see link for recipe below can use organic powdered sugar
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp fresh nutmeg optional
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-4 tbsp unsweetened non dairy milk


  • Beat butter substitute and shortening on medium speed until fluffy.
  • Beat in powdered sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and pinch of salt with on medium speed for 3 minutes.
  • Beat in vanilla and unsweetened non dairy milk on medium speed for 4-7 minutes until icing is fluffy.
  • Use immediately.
  • Store in fridge.