Basic Buttercream Recipe

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Basic Buttercream

Jordan Perrigo

By
@Jordanscookin

Don't use margarine instead of butter: using real butter gives a better taste and creates a better texture. -your Cup of Cake
Melting butter just don't do it. you won't get a light, whipped texture if you do.- Your Cup of Cake -Lizzy Early


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Rating:

Serves:

24 cupcakes

Prep:

10 Min

Method:

Blend

Ingredients

1 c
room temperature,butter
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3-4 c
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place the butter in a stand mixer and let it beat for 2-3 minutes on medium speed.
2
Add flavorings, such as extracts or cocoa,and beat again.
3
Slowly add powdered sugar until the buttercream reaches the desired consistency.
4
If it becomes too thick, add a little milk to thin it out.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Wheat Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy