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Quick and Almost-Professional Buttercream Icing

Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 10 mins
Calories 288 per serving

It's almost impossible to find the perfect recipe for buttercream icing. But the good news is that I found one that worked perfectly well for me. And what also makes it so important is that it's a staple for cakes, cupcakes and many other baked goods. It's so creamy, dreamy and easy! You might just want to eat it plain, on top of that you can add in any flavor you'd like too.

You Will Need The Following Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 3 drops food coloring
  1. Step 01 :
    • Using a hand mixer or a wooden spoon, cream your butter until smooth and fluffy. beat in and beat in confectioners' sugar until fully incorporated. Pour in vanilla extract and beat.
  2. Step 02 :
    • Add in milk and beat for an additional 4 to 5 minutes. Add your food coloring, if wanted, and beat for half a minute until smooth or until desired color is reached.
Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 228
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11.4g18%
Cholesterol 30.9mg11%
Sodium 83.4mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 31.7g11%
Protein 0.3g1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

  • Milk or cream you can use either one of them, just be sure to use the right amount.
  • Don't add too much liquid to your buttercream, you don't want it to be far too liquidy to come together nicely.