What kind of butter should I use to make buttercream frosting?

"What kind of butter should I use to make buttercream frosting: salted or unsalted?"

Use unsalted butter when making frosting—you can always and easily add a touch of salt if you think the frosting needs it.

Recipe: White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

 

For more tips and ideas, see our collection of Cake Frosting recipes.

March 2013