Buttermilk Frosting

Buttermilk Frosting Recipe
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro
Buttermilk Frosting is a quick and easy frosting to whip up. Spread Buttermilk Frosting over your favorite cookie and decorate as desired with candies and sugar crystals--they adhere easily to the Buttermilk Frosting.

Yield:

2 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 to 5 Tablespoons buttermilk

Preparation

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating at low speed until blended. Slowly beat in vanilla and 4 Tbsp. buttermilk. Increase speed to medium, and beat until smooth. If desired, beat in remaining 1 Tbsp. buttermilk, 1 tsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached.

Note:

December 2011
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