Recipe by JanetSmith154

this is the recipe for Classic American Buttercream from 'The Buttercup Bakeshop Cookbook' by Jennifer Appel I LOVE this buttercream - the trick is to whip the butter until VERY FLUFFY

Top Review by Amy Schimpf Wolff

Very good!! And very easy to make!! This is a keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place butter in a large mixing bowl - whip for 3-5 minutes until very fluffy.
  2. Add 4 cups of powdered sugar and combine well.
  3. Add milk & vanilla and continue to combine.
  4. Add powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time until frosting is thick and spreadable **you may not use all 8 cups**.

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