Creamy Vanilla Frosting..." the Best"

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

This frosting spreads and pipes smoothly. Make sure the butter is really soft so the frosting won't split when tinted. Please be sure to use real butter as you may not get ideal results if using substitutions. This frosting can be made ahead. Just cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours; allowing to come to room temperature and beat until smooth before using.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large bowl, beat butter until fluffy.
  2. Alternately beat in sugar and cream, making 3 additions of sugar and 2 of cream.
  3. Beat in vanilla.


Most Helpful

This makes a wonderfully smooth and creamy frosting. I used it to frost Soft Buttermilk Cookies (Recipe 122919). I was trying to approximate Lofthouse Cookies, because my husband loves them and they are so expensive. He gave this frosting a total thumbs up!! Thanks!

Deb.j. August 03, 2008

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