Our Best Buttercream Frosting
Looking for the best buttercream frosting of all time? You’ve found it at last! This creamy, buttery buttercream frosting is perfect for frosting cookies, cakes, cupcakes and any treat in between.MORE+LESS-
Updated April 9, 2020
sticks (1 cup) butter, softened
(2 pound) bag powdered sugar
In a large bowl or stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat together all ingredients on low until incorporated.
Raise speed to medium-high, beating until light and fluffy. Add milk by the tablespoons, if a softer texture is desired.
- We recommend tinting frosting with gel food coloring, rather than liquid food coloring, since by using liquid you’ll be adding more liquid, which will change the consistency of the buttercream frosting.
- Want to know how to make any color of frosting ever? We have a formula for that.
Serving Size: 1 Serving
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0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.