Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Details

Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
2-1/3 cups frosting

Ingredients & Directions

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup

    butter or margarine, softened

  • 4 cups

    powdered sugar

  • 3-4 Tbsps

    milk

  • 1-1/2 tsps

    vanilla extract

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

mixing bowl
Mixing bowl
mixer
Mixer
Measuring cup
Measuring cup
1

Beat butter in large bowl until creamy. 

2

Gradually add about half of the powdered sugar, beating well. 

3

Slowly beat in milk and vanilla. 

4

Gradually add remaining powdered sugar, beating until smooth. 

5

Add additional milk, if necessary, until frosting is spreading consistency.