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vanilla buttercream frosting


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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total: 10 minutes

Servings: 3


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Step 1

With an electric mixer and the paddle attachment, beat the butter with the salt until creamy.

Step 2

Add the powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, mixing completely before adding more. Repeat until all powdered sugar is added.

Step 3

Add vanilla and mix until incorporated. Then add heavy cream 1 Tablespoon at a time, and mix at low speed, until the desired consistency is reached. (*Can mix at medium-high speed if using milk.)

Step 4

Spread or pipe frosting onto cakes, cupcakes, or cookies. May add food coloring first, if desired.