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Buttercream Frosting

Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla

3 cups powdered (confectioners’) sugar

1 cup butter – room temperature

1½ teaspoon vanilla extract (clear extract preferred)

1 to 2 tablespoons whipping cream, or ½ and ½

Mix the sugar and butter on low speed with an electric mixer until well blended. Increase the speed to medium and beat for another 3 minutes.

Add vanilla and cream and continue to beat on medium speed for 1 more minute, adding more cream if needed for spreading consistency.

 Buttercream Chocolate

add 3/4C of unsweetened cocoa and ½C powdered sugar, and enough liquid to make the frosting smooth and creamy.

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