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Buttercream Frosting

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Buttercream Frosting

Kristan Roland
Buttercream frosting is one of those baking staples every baker should learn from the get-go. Our recipe is especially good, we promise.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Cuisine Frosting
Servings 24 1 cupcake
Calories 230 kcal


  • 3 Salted Butter softened to room temperature
  • 2 Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 0.25 Milk
  • 6.5 Powdered Sugar
  • Blue Food Coloring no more than a drop or two (for Frozen-themed cupcakes)


  • In the bowl of your mixer, beat butter, vanilla, and milk on low speed until combined.
  • Slowly add powdered sugar to the bowl, beating on medium low until just barely combined.
  • Add food coloring (if using) and increase speed to high, beating for a minute and a half until smooth and fluffy.


Calories: 230kcalCarbohydrates: 32.34gProtein: 0.21gFat: 11.54gSaturated Fat: 7.27gTrans Fat: 0.38gSodium: 2.81mgSugar: 31.81g
Keyword Baked, Baking, Cupcakes, Frosting, Kid Friendly, Party Food
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