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chocolate cupcake with vanilla buttercream frosting
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Homemade Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

This is the only recipe you will need for homemade vanilla buttercream frosting.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homemade Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
Servings: 1 batch
Calories: 184kcal
Author: Lynda

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks butter softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 2 Tbsp whole milk
  • 1 -2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Beat butter at high speed in an electric mixer until light in color. Reduce speed to low and gradually add powdered sugar.
  • Once sugar has been incorporated into the butter, add milk and vanilla and whip at high speed for 3-5 minutes.
  • Spread or pipe frosting onto cupcakes.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1/16 | Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 92mg | Sugar: 20g