With just four ingredients, this delicious and fluffy vanilla buttercream frosting recipe comes together in a matter of minutes and is incredibly versatile. A classic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting can be used for coating cakes and other treats, filling goodies for a sweet surprise and, of course, for decorating. Because of its neutral hue, this creamy frosting is perfect for adding in sprinkles or food coloring when decorating birthday cakes, cupcakes, holiday goodies and so much more. Now that you've mastered vanilla frosting, try your hand at this Easy Chocolate Frosting. It's just two ingredients and two steps!
Beat butter in large bowl until creamy.
Gradually add about half of the powdered sugar, beating well.
Slowly beat in milk and vanilla.
Gradually add remaining powdered sugar, beating until smooth.
Add additional milk, if necessary, until frosting is spreading consistency.