Frosting is always better when the word butter is in the title. This is a soft and versatile Butter Cream Frosting recipe that can be used on many different desserts.
This is a classic recipe that only has four ingredients in it and you can color or flavor this frosting to your liking. Perfect for cupcakes, cakes or as a filling. This will become your go to frosting recipe!
Butter Cream Frosting
- 1 cup – 2 sticks – unsalted butter, softened
- 4 cups powdered sugar
- 2 tsp. clear vanilla
- 3 tbsp. milk
- In a mixer, cream the butter for 2 minutes. Add in the powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time and mix to combine. Add in the vanilla and milk, mix to combine.
- Check the consistency of the frosting, if it feels a little stiff, add in another tablespoon of milk and combine.
- Makes approx. 2 ½ cups of frosting. Use to frost cupcakes or cakes or use as a filling.
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Wendy @ www.mamasblogcentral.com says
OMG these look so good 🙂 I love cupcakes. I would love for you to share these on my T.G.I.F. Linky Party 🙂
Yum! These look so good ~ love cupcakes and sprinkles, too!
Thank you for sharing this at Brag About It Link Party on VMG206.
~ Megin of VMG206
Cindy @ Hun... What's for Dinner? says
I love how easy and delicious butter cream frosting is. Thanks again for linking up with Simple Supper.
Laura@Baking In Pyjamas says
I love a good versatile icing, this sounds great. Thanks for linking up to Sweet and Savoury Sunday, stop by and link up again this weekend!
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