Easy Buttercream Frosting is so simple and quick. All you need is butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, a little cream, and about 10 minutes!
Author: Lucy Brewer
1 1/2cupsunsalted butter, cut into pieces
3teaspoonsclear vanilla extract
In bowl of stand mixer and using the paddle attachment, cream butter on medium-high until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
Turn mixer on low and gradually add powdered sugar, mixing on medium until blended.
Add 2 tablespoons cream, vanilla extract, and pinch of salt and mix until well-blended. Add more cream as needed 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is reached.
Turn mixer to medium-high and whip frosting for 1 to 2 minutes.
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Recipe from SouthernFoodandFun.com. Nutrition counts are provided as estimates only. Southern Food and Fun makes no guarantee as to the accuracy of these nutritional values as ingredients and serving sizes may vary from person to person.