Vanilla Butter Frosting

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Cupcake-Princess

Alot of recipes for a basic butter frosting usually use way too much powdered sugar, are overlly sweet, and have no flavor. So I decided make up my own recipe for perfectly sweet vanilla butter frosting. I use less powdered sugar so you can taste the delicious butter and vanilla flavors instead of just powdered sugar. I like to use this frosting to frost cupcakes with.

Top Review by moose_kristi

This was a super easy and fast recipe to whip up when I was short on time. It was smooth and creamy but not overly sweet. It spread smoothly over the cupcakes and my 8-year old daughter had no problems working with it. Great job!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed cream butter until smooth.
  2. On low speed gradually add powdered sugar alternating with milk, adding more if needed, until at desired consistency. Add vanilla and beat until smooth and creamy.

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