Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
Using only one bowl and four ingredients, you can whip up a batch of this easy vanilla American buttercream frosting in just 10 minutes so try it on your favorite cake or cupcakes today!
Unsalted Butter Powdered Sugar Milk or Cream Vanilla Extract Salt
Mix until pale and creamy, about 3 minutes.
ADD DRY INGREDIENTS
Add the powdered sugar, & salt to the creamed butter
MIX ON LOW
It's normal if it starts to look crumbly. Keep mixing on low until it starts to come together.
TURN UP SPEED
Once the frosting comes together, turn up the speed to medium and mix another minute or two
ADD VANILLA, MILK AND REMIX
Add vanilla and if desired, add milk or cream and remix another minute
The frosting is perfect for cakes, cupcakes, brownies and filling sandwich cookies like macarons
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VANILLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING