How to Make Hyvee Cake Frosting

By Kenneth Coppens

Hy-Vee is a popular grocery store scattered throughout much of the Midwestern United States. Aside from the usual groceries, Hy-Vee stores also have in-store bakeries which offer cakes, cookies and bread, among several other baked goods. Over the years, this store has grown a reputation for their delicious dessert frosting. Fans of Hy-Vee frosting no longer have to go to the store to get access to the delicious treat as it can be made from home with minimal, inexpensive ingredients.

Make Hy-Vee frosting in any color of the rainbow.

Chocolate Frosting

Step 1

Add ¾ cups of melted butter and 1 cup of powdered sugar in a mixing bowl. Mix the ingredients together with a whisk until it forms an even consistency.

Step 2

Add 2 cups of powdered sugar and ¼ cup of 2 percent milk to the bowl. Whisk ingredients to an even consistency.

Step 3

Add another 2 cups of powdered sugar and ¼ cup of 2 percent milk to the bowl. Mix in 1 1/4 tsp of vanilla extract and whisk the mixture until it reaches a desired consistency.

Sugar Cookie Frosting

Step 4

Add 2 cups powdered sugar, ¼ cup vegetable shortening, 3 tbsp water and 1 tsp almond extract to a mixing bowl.

Step 5

Whisk the ingredients together until it forms a thick, spreadable consistency. While often used for cookies, this frosting also works for cakes.

Step 6

Add food coloring and mix it in with the frosting, if desired. Two to five drops of food coloring should be enough to achieve a bold color.

White Buttercream Frosting

Step 7

Add 4 cups powdered sugar and ½ cup melted butter to a mixing bowl. Whisk together until smooth.

Step 8

Pour 2 tbsp skim milk into the mixing bowl while whisking the ingredients. Continue whisking until it forms a desired consistency.

Step 9

Add 2 tsp vanilla extract and whisk for an additional 20 seconds.