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Buttercream Frosting Recipe

  • Author: Midwestern Moms
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No-Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Description

How to make homemade buttercream frosting.


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 34 cups of powdered sugar, Sifted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • up to 4 tablespoons milk
  • Food Coloring Gel – optional

Instructions

  1. Beat the butter for a few minutes using your mixer on medium speed.
  2. Add 3 cups of powdered sugar and mix on low speed until blended.
  3. Add the vanilla extract, salt, and 2 tablespoons of milk. Mix on medium speed for 3 minutes.
  4. If you need stiffer frosting, add the remaining sugar.
  5. If you need a thinner frosting, add the remaining milk.
  6. Add your food coloring gel until you get the color desired. (optional)

Nutrition

  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 86
  • Sugar: 4.2 g
  • Sodium: 25.7 mg
  • Fat: 7.7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.8 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.3 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.3 mg

Keywords: buttercream icing, buttercream frosting