Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Recipe by Boomette
READY IN: 10mins
YIELD: 3 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, cream butter until light and fluffy. Beat in the confectioners' sugar, vanilla and enough milk to achieve desired consistency.
  • Almond Buttercream Frosting : Substitute 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon almond extract for the vanilla.
  • Chocolate Buttercream Frosting : Reduce confectioners' sugar to 4 cups and add 1/2 cup baking cocoa; increase milk to 6-7 tablespoons.
  • Lemon Buttercream Frosting : Substitute 5-6 tablespoons lemon juice for the milk; add 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel.
  • Orange Buttercream Frosting : Substitute 5-6 tablespoons orange juice for the milk; add 1 teaspoon grated orange peel.
  • Peanut Butter Frosting : Substitute peanut butter for the butter; increase milk to 6-8 tablespoons.
  • Peppermint Buttercream Frosting : Substitute 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract for the vanilla.
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