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Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Rose Nguyen Photo by: Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Ultimate Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

If you love lots of frosting, double the recipe.

 

Southern Living MARCH 2009

  • Yield: Makes about 2 cups
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar
  • 3 to 5 Tbsp. milk

Preparation

1. Beat first 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.

2. Gradually add powdered sugar alternately with 3 Tbsp. milk, 1 Tbsp. at a time, beating at low speed until blended and smooth after each addition. Beat in up to 2 Tbsp. additional milk for desired consistency.

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