Favorite Butter Frosting

Favorite Butter Frosting

Keep this basic butter frosting recipe handy to use on a variety of cakes.

10 min. prep time
2 cups
000 Ratings


4 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 to 4 tablespoons milk


Combine all ingredients except milk in small mixer bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often and adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency (1 to 2 minutes).


Chocolate Frosting: Add 2 ounces melted, cooled unsweetened chocolate.

Creamy Coconut Frosting: Stir in 1 teaspoon coconut extract or flavoring.

Lemon or Orange Frosting: Stir in 2 teaspoons grated lemon or orange peel.

Nutrition Facts (2 tablespoons)

Calories: 150

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 45mg

Carbohydrates: 25g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: <1g

Recipe #8421©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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