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Classic Buttercream

Classic Buttercream Frosting

Classic Buttercream Frosting is rich and creamy, made with ONLY 4 ingredients that you already have in your pantry, and ready in 10 minutes!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword classic buttercream frosting
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 130 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar just under 1 pound
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. To your stand mixer on low speed cream the butter then start adding in the powdered sugar in 1/2 cup increments until fully combined then raise the speed to medium-high for 2 additional minutes.

  2. Add in the vanilla and heavy cream and beat until light and fluffy for an additional minute.

Recipe Notes

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

Nutrition Facts
Classic Buttercream Frosting
Amount Per Serving
Calories 130 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 2mg0%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Sugar 14g16%
Vitamin A 255IU5%
Calcium 3mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.