Gale Gand's - Quick Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Chicagoland Chef du

I have made many different variations of buttercream frosting because it is my husband's favorite. I have to say, I like this best. I made 1 1/2 x recipe to frost a double layer 9" cake.

Top Review by patsyellis

This frosting is amazing! It's light and creamy and delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a standing mixer fitted with a whisk, mix together sugar and butter.
  2. Mix on low speed until well blended and then increase speed to medium and beat for another 3 minutes.
  3. Add vanilla and cream and continue to beat on medium speed for 1 minute more, adding more cream if needed for spreading consistency.

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