3 pounds of Crisco, 3 pounds of margarine, 18 pounds confectioners sugar, over 3/4 cup of flavorings, 3 cups of water, 2 cups cocoa, and a WHOLE LOT of Dawn dish detergent to clean up the grease after mixing all the icing!!! WHEW!! All is cleaned up!!! My buttercream icing and my Chocolate To Die For Frosting is ready and stored to decorate my friends wedding cake and groom’s cake later this week!!