Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

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Vanilla Buttercream FrostingRecipe
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Makes about 5 cups


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1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 (16-oz.) packages powdered sugar


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes
Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Stir together milk and vanilla. Gradually add powdered sugar to butter mixture alternately with milk mixture, beating at low speed just until blended after each addition and scraping down sides of bowl as needed.

Created date

August 2013