Melting butter just don't do it. you won't get a light, whipped texture if you do.- Your Cup of Cake -Lizzy Early
- 1 c
- room temperature,butter
- 1 tsp
- vanilla extract
- 3-4 c
- powdered sugar
How to Make Basic Buttercream
- 1Place the butter in a stand mixer and let it beat for 2-3 minutes on medium speed.
- 2Add flavorings, such as extracts or cocoa,and beat again.
- 3Slowly add powdered sugar until the buttercream reaches the desired consistency.
- 4If it becomes too thick, add a little milk to thin it out.