Classic Butter Cream Frosting

2
Candace Lemings

By
@mrsCLemings

This is the best frosting in the world! Another one of those recipes my mother used over and over again.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
1 large cake or 2 smaller ones
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

CLASSIC BUTTER CREAM

6 Tbsp
butter, softened
2 Tbsp
shortening
1/4 c
milk
1/8 tsp
salt
3/4 tsp
vanilla or almond extract
1 lb (4 c.
confectioners' sugar

CHOCOLATE BUTTER CREAM

2/3 c
cocoa powder
3 Tbsp
more of butter
1/8 tsp
more of salt

FOR CHOCOLATE FROSTING USE VANILLA EXTRACT

How to Make Classic Butter Cream Frosting

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix all ingredients EXCEPT 2 cups of the confectioners' sugar, blend well.
  • 2Gradually add remaining sugar while mixing.
  • 3Beat at high speed for 10 minutes.
  • 4Cover while not in use. Do not refrigerate.

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About Classic Butter Cream Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts, Spreads
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #birthday