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Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Details

Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
2-1/3 cups frosting

Ingredients & Directions

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 4 cups
    powdered sugar
  • 3-4 Tbsps
    milk
  • 1-1/2 tsps
    vanilla extract

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
mixing bowl Mixing bowl
mixer Mixer
Measuring cup Measuring cup
1

Beat butter in large bowl until creamy. 

2

Gradually add about half of the powdered sugar, beating well. 

3

Slowly beat in milk and vanilla. 

4

Gradually add remaining powdered sugar, beating until smooth. 

5

Add additional milk, if necessary, until frosting is spreading consistency. 

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