Billy's Vanilla Buttercream

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by dojemi

As seen on Martha Stewart. Courtesy of Billy Reece from Billy's Bakery, NYC. Check out his other recipes for "Billy's Chocolate Buttercream" #167665 and "Billy's Vanilla, Vanilla Cupcakes" #167664.

Top Review by cuppycakes

This buttercream recipe came out nicely. I have to use all 8 cups of sugar. It's a little too sweet for the adults but the children love it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter until smooth and creamy, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. With mixer on low speed, add 6 cups sugar, milk, and vanilla; mix until light and fluffy.
  3. If necessary, gradually add remaining 2 cups sugar to reach desired consistency.

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