Best Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Recipe

For many people, cake is just the delivery vehicle for the real star of the show—the frosting. If you agree, you’ll love this five-star buttercream

Rating: 4/5(485)
Total Time: 10 mins
Category: Dessert
Calories: 170 per serving
1. In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar and butter with spoon or electric mixer on low speed. Stir in vanilla and 1 tablespoon of the milk.
2. Gradually beat in just enough remaining milk to make frosting smooth and spreadable. If frosting is too thick, beat in more milk, a few drops at a time. If frosting becomes too thin, beat in a small amount of powdered sugar. Frosts 13x9-inch cake generously, or fills and frosts an 8- or 9-inch two-layer cake.

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Add the vanilla extract, vanilla bean seeds, salt, and cream or milk. Whip on high speed for another 3-4 minutes until very light, …

Rating: 4.5/5
Category: Dessert
1. In a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment or using an electric hand mixer whip the butter until light and creamy for about 7-8 minutes on medium/high speed.
2. Once the butter is pale in color and light slowly add in the icing sugar one spoon at a time at medium speed. Let the sugar fully incorporate before adding in more sugar.
3. Add the vanilla extract, vanilla bean seeds, salt, and cream or milk.
4. Whip on high speed for another 3-4 minutes until very light, creamy, and fluffy.

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Use 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract instead of the vanilla. Test Kitchen Tips; When beating softened butter, wait until it's pale yellow and creamy before adding sugar. …

Rating: 5/5(147)
Total Time: 10 mins
Category: Desserts
Calories: 124 per serving
1. In a large bowl, beat butter until creamy.
2. Beat in the confectioners' sugar, vanilla and enough milk to achieve desired consistency.

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DIRECTIONS. In a bowl add sugar then add butter. Beat till blended. Next add salt. Then add the milk and vanilla and beat for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until smooth and creamy.

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The best and easiest vanilla buttercream frosting, this is my go-to for cookies, cupcakes, and cakes. Light and creamy, it is fluffy and deliciously perfect. I’ve made a lot of vanilla frosting over the years. I’m actually a little bit of a frosting snob, if I’m telling the truth.

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the number of one star ratings on this recipe made me pause, but this icing recipe is EXCELLENT. the best way to make sure the flour/milk mixture works is to 1) mix the milk and flour with a whisk or fork thoroughly before heating and 2) use a microwave set to medium/low power for about 5 minutes to heat the mixture. take the mixture out every

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Get Ingredients. How to make. STEP 1. Set butter on counter 30-60 minutes before using to soften. STEP 2. Beat butter in bowl at medium speed 2 minutes or until creamy and smooth. Tip: Beating Butter. STEP 3. Gradually add powdered sugar and salt alternately with half & half and vanilla, beating at low speed and scraping bowl often, until well

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Directions. In a medium bowl, using an electric hand mixer, beat the butter until light and smooth. Beat in the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth and creamy.

Author: Giada De Laurentiis
Difficulty: Easy

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Instructions. Beat the softened butter over medium speed with an electric mixer until soft and creamy. Continue to beat over medium speed as you gradually add the powdered sugar. Stop the mixer and scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula as needed to fully incorporate all of the sugar. Once butter and sugar have come together, add the

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Whisking constantly, heat mixture until a thermometer reads 160°, 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat. With whisk attachment of stand mixer, beat on high speed until cooled to 90°, about 7 minutes. Gradually beat in butter, a few tablespoons at a time, on medium speed until smooth.

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How much frosting will you need? That always depends on how thick or thin you apply the frosting or how much decorating you do but here are a couple of guidelines. Our recipe should make enough Best Buttercream Frosting to cover a …

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In the bowl of a standing mixer, cream softened butter and add 4 cups sugar, milk, and vanilla. Beat with paddle attachment until smooth and gradually add the rest of …

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This icing was out-of-this-world incredible. You must try it sometime soon, if only to experience it once in your life. Today I posted the step-by-step instructions on Tasty Kitchen: A Tasty Recipe: That’s the Best Frosting I’ve Ever Had. Serve it on something chocolate. You’ll just have to trust me on this.

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With a handheld or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat the butter on medium speed until creamy, about 2 minutes. Add 4 and 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar, the heavy cream, and vanilla extract. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds, then increase to medium-high speed and beat for 2 full minutes. Taste.

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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 does not make all that much, so I will prob double it when decorating a cake. It made enough for me to not-over-generously ice 18 cupcakes.

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How to Make Buttercream Frosting. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer, using the paddle or whisk attachment, whip butter on medium-high speed until nearly white and very fluffy, frequently scrapping down the sides of the bowl. Add in powdered sugar, heavy cream and vanilla extract and mix on low speed until blended, then increase speed to

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This is the best Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Recipe that you are going to find! This easy to make vanilla buttercream recipe tastes just like the frosting you get at a bakery! It is smooth, creamy, sweet, and perfect for frosting cakes and cupcakes, and dessert fillings!

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How to make perfect vanilla buttercream?

  • In a bowl add softened butter and beat it for 4-5 minutes at high speed until it becomes pale and fluffy.
  • In the same bowl, add in vanilla and mix this in as well.
  • Add in half of your sifted icing sugar. ...
  • Add in the remaining icing sugar, and repeat the same process.

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How to make the fluffiest buttercream frosting?

To Make The Fluffy Buttercream Frosting:

  1. Place the butter in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment and beat on medium speed until smooth, about 1 minute.
  2. Reduce the speed to low, slowly add powdered sugar, and beat until fully incorporated and smooth, about 3 minutes. ...
  3. Add vanilla and salt. ...
  4. Add the milk one tablespoon at a time until it’s a smooth consistency. ...

How do you make vanilla butter cream frosting?

  • 16 oz unsalted butter (452 g)
  • 2 cup powdered sugar (200 g)
  • 1 cup cocoa powder (180 g, skip this for vanilla buttercream)
  • 8 tablespoon heavy whipping cream (½ cup)
  • 2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • A big pinch of salt

Is frosting and buttercream the same thing?

Unlike Buttercream, frostings do not consist of butter. However, it would not be the end of the world if you chose to add butter to it. But butter is really the only major difference between icing, frosting, and buttercream. Most of the time, frostings are made with shortening or cream cheese.

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