Quick and Almost-Professional Buttercream Icing

Quick and Almost-Professional Buttercream Icing

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"After failing to find the perfect recipe for buttercream icing, I found one that worked for me and then added my own two cents."

Ingredients

15 m servings 228 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 228 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 11.6 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.5g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 84 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream room temperature butter with a hand mixer, the paddle attachment of a stand mixer, or a wooden spoon until smooth and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until fully incorporated. Beat in vanilla extract.
  2. Pour in milk and beat for an additional 3-4 minutes. Add food coloring, if using, and beat for thirty seconds until smooth or until desired color is reached.
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Creamy and fluffy frosting, yet still perfect for piping/decorating. One recipe, however, was barely enough to frost ten cupcakes, so keep this in mind for any of your frosting or decorating nee...

awesome frosting. easy to decorate with. the only changes i made was that i melted the butter and added 2/3 cup of cocoa to make the frosting a chocolate flavor.

This is a great buttercream icing recipe. I followed it fairly closely, thought I did add extra vanilla, which then necessitated adding some extra 10X sugar to make up for the extra liquid. It...

This icing recipe is my absolute favorite out of all that I've tried! I used it to pipe on decorations for my daughter's horse birthday cake. I needed to add almost 2/3 cup more powdered sugar...

I'm a novice cake decorator and this is the first time I've ever in my life reviewed a recipe, but I was so overjoyed I had to do it. I have been trying buttercream recipes for 4 months now, and...

This icing was just what I was looking for as I didnt really want to take the time to do boiling icing. Not too too sweet but very creamy. I will use this again. Alot of flavorings can be added...

This recipe is for REAL frosting not the garbage that comes from the store. I followed the recipe without changes. This was served with SCOTTLEY'S BASIC YELLOW CAKE and the filling from ALMOND C...

This is so much better than store-bought icing! Just be sure to use real butter; it makes all the difference.

This was the lightest fluffiest frosting I have ever made at home. It was as good as the bakeries use for sure! I used this for soft sugar cookies and it made them over-the-top great, but truly ...