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Buttercream Frosting Recipe

This easy buttercream frosting recipe is perfect for frosting cakes, cupcakes, coffee cakes and more! With just 4 ingredients, it's easy to make in 5 minutes!

This easy buttercream frosting recipe is perfect for frosting cakes, cupcakes, coffee cakes and more! With just 4 ingredients, it’s easy to make in 5 minutes!

Ingredients

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3 cups powdered sugar (If the sugar is lumpy, you may want to sift it.)
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
12 Tbsp. milk

Instructions

  1. Mix sugar and butter.
  2. Add vanilla.
  3. Slowly add milk, beating until smooth. If it is too stiff, add a little more milk to get the right consistency.

Notes

This buttercream frosting recipe frosts about one 9×13 cake, two 8 inch cakes or 1 dozen cupcakes. Can store this in the fridge for several weeks.