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buttercream frosting

Recipe by
Connie Deitz
Boise, ID

I use this to decorated my Sour Cream cut out cookies, and my cakes. It's creamy and fluffy, and spreads well.

prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For buttercream frosting

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 8 c
    powdered sugar
  • 4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 8-12 Tbsp

How To Make buttercream frosting

  • 1
    In a large bowl cream butter and powdered sugar on low until combined. This can be messy so slowly beat.
  • 2
    Add vanilla and enough of the cream, a little at a time, just to get the desired consistency for frosting.
  • 3
    If you want to color this. I would suggest using a paste, or gel, food coloring.