5 from 1 vote

Blackberry Buttercream Frosting

Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Quick and easy blackberry buttercream frosting recipe made with fresh blackberries. Great for piping and filling cakes and cupcakes. Perfect Summer dessert. 

Servings: 5 cups
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 1073 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 1/2 cup Butter Unsalted
  • 1 cup Shortening
  • 3/4 cup Blackberry puree Seedless
  • 4-6 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp Lemon zest or extract Optional


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and shortening until smooth.

  2. Add blackberry puree and mix.

  3. Add powdered sugar and mix again. 

  4. Add vanilla extract  and lemon zest and mix until light and fluffy. 

  5. Pipe on cupcakes/cakes and enjoy!

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Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Blackberry Buttercream Frosting
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1073 Calories from Fat 693
% Daily Value*
Fat 77g118%
Saturated Fat 33g165%
Cholesterol 97mg32%
Sodium 328mg14%
Potassium 45mg1%
Carbohydrates 98g33%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 95g106%
Vitamin A 1180IU24%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.