Vanilla Buttercream Cake Frosting

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

A basic frosting that can be colored or flavor enhanced.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Allow butter to warm to room temperature.
  2. In large bowl, beat together sugar, butter, vanilla and milk until smooth. If necessary add more milk until frosting is spreading consistency. If desired, add a few drops of food coloring. Mix everything well.


Most Helpful

Way too sweet. Added a bit more milk, cream cheese and it mellowed the sweetness..much beetter

Michele C. June 23, 2015

Wonderful recipe! Very rich but a wonderful consistency and worth the effort. I made it for my Christmas Bouche de Noel.

EileenNOLA January 23, 2015

this is amazing and taste so good

young love September 15, 2012

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