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vanilla butter cream frosting

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Family Favorites
Not Far From Green Bay, WI

All I can say is that this frosting is "lick the bowl clean" good! Quick and easy, it will become your "go to" frosting recipe. A great basic recipe that you can use as a white frosting or add food coloring to meet your needs throughout the year.

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For vanilla butter cream frosting

  • 4 1/2 Tbsp
    milk or half and half
  • 1 1/2 stick
    real butter, room temp.
  • 4 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    clear vanilla

How To Make vanilla butter cream frosting

  • 1
    Place butter, vanilla and milk in a mixing bowl. Sift 3 cups of confectioners' sugar directly into bowl with butter. Mix until well blended, scraping sides of bowl often. Sift and add additional confectioners' sugar until the desired consistency is reached.
  • 2
    Use as is, or use a few drops of food coloring to suit your needs.