Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro
Yield
1 serving

A fluffy buttercream that is perfect for frosting cupcakes and is super fluffy and airy This frosting only takes a few minutes of your time to make.

How to Make It

Step 1

Start by leaving the butter out to come to a room temperature. Do not melt the butter in the microwave, for that will separate the oils and fats in the butter and will result in a buttercream with a texture similar to cottage cheese.

Step 2

Cream the butter until it is light and fluffy. Then begin to add the powdered sugar a spoonful at a time. The amount of powdered sugar I wrote above is just a suggestion. Not much sugar is needed since the marshmallow fluff is very sweet. You can always add more sugar after you've mixed in everything.

Step 3

Mix in the whole container of marshmallow fluff. Keep mixing until everything is combined.

Step 4

Add your favorite extracts and seasonings. This frosting is super versatile.

Step 5

My personal favorite is peppermint extract which gives a light and refreshing flavor to the fluffy frosting.

Step 6

Depending on what your use for this frosting is, you may want to add some milk into the frosting to thin it out. I have noticed that the frosting can tend to be on the thick side without the milk. Take care to add only a few drops of milk at a time, for you don't want a gloopy mess that's too thin to frost.

Step 7

Try not to eat it before it gets on a cake or a cupcake. (:

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