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Buttercream Frosting

Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes 6 cups
  

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (2-pound) package powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons clear vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add sugar, cream, and salt, beating until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla and, if desired, almond extract.