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White Frosting

White Frosting
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro
Yield

Makes about 2 1/2 cups

This simple white buttercream frosting recipe is rich and creamy and perfect for topping cakes or cupcakes.    

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp. milk

How to Make It

  1. Beat butter with an electric mixer at medium-high speed until creamy. Gradually beat in sugar until smooth. Beat in vanilla and 2 Tbsp. milk, adding additional milk, if necessary, for desired consistency.