Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 cup butter, softened
2 (16-ounce) packages powdered sugar
2/3 cup milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract


Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add powdered sugar alternately with milk, beating at low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract.

Bourbon Buttercream Frosting: Substitute 1/3 cup bourbon and 1/3 cup milk for 2/3 cup milk.