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44 Ratings
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  • 1 star values: 5
  • 44 Ratings

Our best Butter Frosting recipe is light and easy to whip up. Try Butter Frosting on top of any cookie, cake, or cupcake you like for a decadent dessert.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary test

20 mins
enough to frost tops and sides of two 8- or 9-inch layers


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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

193 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 14mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 38g; vitamin a 41.2RE; sodium 54mg.