As someone who loves to bake and decorate cakes, I know how much fun it is to create unique and exciting flavor combinations. But before anything like that can happen, it's good to have several basic recipes to fall back on.
Classic white and yellow cake recipes are good to have stored in the back of your recipe box just in case you need something to build on. And then there are times when the classics are simply the best! Sometimes it's nice to have a yellow cake with chocolate frosting, or white cake with white frosting. That's where this White Frosting Recipe from Southern Living comes in.
This frosting is easy, creamy, and will go perfectly with whatever cake you need to frost. It's made with basic icing ingredients: butter, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and milk. When it comes to making homemade frostings, stand mixers cut out a lot of the work for you, but you don't have to have one. It's just as easy to make frosting at home with a hand-held electric mixer, it just might take a little longer.
Take a look at the video below to see just how easy it is to make frosting yourself!
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