VANILLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

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10 min Prep
10 min Total
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12 Servings

Make homemade frosting with just a few ingredients and in just a few minutes.


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon3 cups powdered sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 to 2 tablespoons milk
Preparation
  1. In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar and butter with spoon or electric mixer on low speed. Stir in vanilla and 1 tablespoon of the milk.
  2. Gradually beat in just enough remaining milk to make frosting smooth and spreadable. If frosting is too thick, beat in more milk, a few drops at a time. If frosting becomes too thin, beat in a small amount of powdered sugar. Frosts 13x9-inch cake generously, or fills and frosts an 8- or 9-inch two-layer cake.