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Buttercream Frosting

Yield 3 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 (2-pound) package powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Orange paste food coloring
  • Yellow paste food coloring

How to Make It

  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add powdered sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add milk, beating until spreading consistency. Stir in vanilla.

  2. Stir orange food coloring into 1 1/2 cups frosting. Stir yellow food coloring into 1 1/4 cups frosting.