Orange Buttercream Frosting

Recipe from

Southern Living


1/2 cup butter, softened
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
3 tablespoons orange liqueur
2 tablespoons grated orange rind
1 drop red liquid food coloring
1 drop yellow liquid food coloring
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add 1 cup powdered sugar, beating at low speed until blended. Add orange liqueur, orange rind, food coloring, milk, and vanilla, beating until blended. Gradually add remaining powdered sugar.