Vanilla American Buttercream
An easy, fluffy and creamy vanilla buttercream frosting - American style!
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Beat the butter (either by hand, using an electric mixer or stand mixer) until pale, light and fluffy. This could take several minutes.
Sieve half of the icing sugar into the butter and beat until combined, then repeat this with the remaining half of icing sugar.
Add in the cream and vanilla extract, mixing until only just smooth. If the texture is too thick, add more cream to loosen. Use to frost your cupcakes, cakes, brownies, etc. and enjoy!
- This recipe makes enough to frost 10 cupcakes (regular size).
- To frost a 3-layer 6inch cake, between the layers and on top and sides, you'll need to double this recipe (scale up by x2).
- To frost a 3-layer 8inch cake, between the layers and on top and sides, you'll need to triple this recipe (scale up by x3).
Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 7mg | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 356IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutritional information is an estimate based on an online nutritional calculator, actual values may vary.