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Butter Frosting

Yield: enough to frost tops and sides of two 8- or 9-inch layers
Start to Finish 20 mins
Butter Frosting
  • 1/3  cup  butter or margarine
  • 4 1/2  cups  sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/4  cup  milk
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  vanilla
  •  Milk
  •  Food coloring (optional)

1. In a mixing bowl beat butter until fluffy. Gradually add 2 cups of the powdered sugar, beating well. Slowly beat in the 1/4 cup milk and vanilla.

2. Slowly beat in remaining powdered sugar. Beat in additional milk, if needed, to reach spreading consistency. If desired, tint with food coloring. This frosts tops and sides of two 8- or 9-inch layers.

Nutrition Facts (Butter Frosting)
  • cal. (kcal) 193,
  • Fat, total (g) 5,
  • chol. (mg) 14,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 38,
  • vit. A (RE) 41,
  • sodium (mg) 54,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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