Buttercream Frosting Recipe: A Guide to Fluffy Perfection!

by Austin Carter

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- Prep Time: 5 minutes - Whipping Time: 10 minutes - Total Time: 15 minutes - Course: Dessert - Cuisine: European - Servings: 12 cupcakes - Calories: 200 kcal

Easy Buttercream Frosting Recipe

– Mixing Bowls – Whisk or Electric Hand Mixer – Measuring Utensils – Sieve – Rubber spatula – Storage Containers


– 1 cup unsalted butter softened – 4 cups powdered sugar sifted – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 4 tablespoons whole milk or heavy cream


1. Ensure butter is softened to room temperature. 2. Sift powdered sugar to remove lumps. 3. Whip softened butter until light and fluffy (2-3 minutes). 4. Gradually add powdered sugar in batches, beating well after each addition.


5. Continue mixing until smooth. 6. Add vanilla extract; mix well. 7. Adjust consistency with 1 tablespoon of milk or cream at a time. 8. Beat for an additional 2-3 minutes until light and creamy


9. Use immediately for frosting or store refrigerated in an airtight container. 10. Bring to room temperature and re-whip before using.


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