5 Minute Buttercream Frosting

Other flavors to try: Chocolate: Add 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder and beat an extra minute. Lemon Lover: Replace milk with 1/4 cup lemon juice, add 1 tsp. finely grated lemon rind. Orange: Replace milk with 1/4 cup orange juice, add 1 tsp. finely grated orange rind. Sour Cream Tang: Add 3 tbsp. sour cream and beat an extra minuted.

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 1 pound(s) box of powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup(s) milk
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
  • 1 stick(s) butter softened


  1. Beat with an electric mixer 2 minutes, scraping bowl often. For thinner consistency add milk a little at a time.
March 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by tjcavallucci and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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