American Buttercream Frosting
Quick and easy classic american buttercream frosting recipe, requiring 4 ingredients. It holds its shape. Great for cake decorating and cupcake decorating!
- 1 cup Butter Unsalted
- 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
- 4 cups Powdered sugar
- 3-4 tbsp Milk or Heavy cream More or less depending on the consistency you want
In a mixing bowl, mix butter and vanilla extract together.
Add powdered sugar (1/2 cup at a time), while continuing to mix.
Add milk (1 tbsp at a time), while continuing to mix until you reach the desired consistency.
Frost your cakes/cupcakes and enjoy!
- Read all my tips above.
- This icing is enough to frost 24 cupcakes and one 8x2 round cake.
- Store leftover icing in the fridge in a sealed container and use within 1 week
Calories: 1779kcal | Carbohydrates: 241g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 92g | Saturated Fat: 58g | Cholesterol: 246mg | Sodium: 825mg | Potassium: 56mg | Sugar: 236g | Vitamin A: 2875IU | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 0.1mg