Buttercream Frosting

Recipe by Seasoned Cook
READY IN: 15mins
YIELD: 3 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream butter and shortening together with an electric mixer.
  • Add vanilla and 1 cup of sifted sugar at a time. Beat well on medium speed scraping bottom and sides often. Frosting will appear dry. Add milk and beat at high speed along with a few drops of food coloring (optional). Add more milk for thinner consistency.
  • Frosting can be refrigerated in an airtight container for 1 week. Rewhip before using.
  • Notes: Clear vanilla extract may be used, if desired. For a large cake double the recipe.
  • Great for birthday cakes!
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