Buttercream Frosting

This buttercream frosting recipe is simple to make. I prefer to use my KitchenAid when making buttercream. It is my go to frosting when making cakes or cupcakes.

Buttercream Frosting


  • 3 Cups cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 Cup Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tbsp Whipping Cream


  1. Mix sugar and butter on low speed until well blended and then increase speed to medium and beat for another 3 minutes.

  2. Add vanilla and cream and continue to beat on medium speed for 1 minute more.  

  3. Add more cream if desired for consistency. 

  4. Add food coloring as desired. 

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