Paige's Buttercream Frosting

Total Time
20 mins
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  1. Cream together sugar and the butter.
  2. Add the vanilla.
  3. Add the milk and beat on a medium speed until it is a spreading consistency.
  4. If needed add additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time until desired consistency is reached.
  5. Tint with food coloring pastes-- be cautious, a little goes a long way.
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5 5

This is a great basic frosting recipe. Good for making birthday cakes with really sweet icing. Since my daughter is allergic to milk, I substituted Rich's whip. It was very creamy and smooth.

5 5

The perfect compliment to Paige's Sour Cream Cut-Out Cookies! I added a dash of salt to cut the sweetness and used a bit more milk to make the consistancy a little easier to spread. We had plenty of frosting to decorate 3 dozen cookies in four different colors. Thanks, taylortwo, for a great combination!

5 5

Very easy, smooth, rich and creamy. This is very, very sweet. I made this to spread over Paige's sour cream cut out cookies Paige's Sour Cream Cut out Cookies and the combination was terrific. Thanks for sharing.