AIP Vanilla Cinnawin Frosting

  • 1 cup palm oil shortening
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 tsp no-alcohol vanilla OR 3 tsp vanilla powder + 1 tsp water
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/2 cup arrowroot starch


Cream shortening until fluffy.  In a separate bowl, whisk together maple syrup, vanilla (or vanilla powder + water), and cinnamon, if using.  Add mixture to the shortening, and cream again.  With mixer still on, gradually add arrowroot starch.  For stiffer frosting, refrigerate for 10 minutes.  Frosting may be stored in the refrigerator but will harden when cold.  May be used again if brought up to room temperature.