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.
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.