White Chocolate-Amaretto Frosting

White Chocolate-Amaretto FrostingRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick
Top your favorite cupcakes with this indulgent White Chocolate-Amaretto Frosting.


Makes 4 cups
Total time: 50 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 50 Minutes


2 (4-oz.) white chocolate baking bars
1/3 cup heavy cream
1 cup butter, softened
6 cups powdered sugar, divided
1/4 cup almond liqueur


Break white chocolate baking bars into pieces. Melt white chocolate and cream in a microwave-safe bowl at MEDIUM (50% power) 1 minute or until melted and smooth, stirring at 30-second intervals. (Do not overheat.) Let cool to room temperature (about 30 minutes). Beat butter and 1 cup powdered sugar at low speed with an electric mixer until blended. Add 5 cups powdered sugar alternately with almond liqueur, beating at low speed until blended after each addition. Add white chocolate mixture; beat at medium speed until spreading consistency.