Buttercream frosting on a birthday cake makes for the ultimate creamy, sweet treat.
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1 1/2 cups Land O Lakes® Butter softened
4 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 to 2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Beat butter in bowl at medium speed until creamy.
Gradually add powdered sugar and salt alternately with half & half and vanilla, beating at low speed and scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
If necessary, add half & half, one tablespoon at a time, until desired spreading consistency.
Chocolate Frosting: Stir in 2 to 3 squares melted and cooled unsweetened baking chocolate.
Lemon or Orange Frosting: Stir in 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon or orange zest.
Creamy Coconut Frosting: Stir in 1 1/2 teaspoons coconut extract or flavoring.
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Makes a lot of frosting! Not enough vanilla, however. Made a note on my recipe to add more when I make it again.
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