Recipes and Cooking Almond Frosting 3.3 (46) If you love the signature wedding cake flavor, you definitely need to frost your next cake with almond icing. This light and fluffy almond buttercream frosting comes together in just 10 minutes. Use the sweet almond frosting on your favorite cakes, cupcakes, and cookies to give them little extra punch of flavor. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 10 mins Yield: 1-1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup butter ½ teaspoon almond extract ½ teaspoon vanilla 2 ½ - 3 ½ cup powdered sugar, sifted 3 tablespoon light cream or milk few drops food coloring (optional) Directions In a small mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Beat in almond extract and vanilla. Alternately add powdered sugar and light cream or milk, beating until smooth and easy to spread. To tint, if desired, stir in a few drops food coloring. Makes about 1 1/2 cups. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 29 Calories 2g Fat 4g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 29 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 4mg 1% Sodium 15mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 4g 1% Total Sugars 4g Potassium 2mg 0% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.