Buttercream frosting is rich, creamy and made with simple ingredients. Try piping it on a birthday cake for the ultimate creamy, sweet treat.
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1 1/2 cups Land O Lakes® Butter
4 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 to 2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Set butter on counter 30-60 minutes before using to soften.
Beat butter in bowl at medium speed 2 minutes or until creamy and smooth.
Tip: Beating Butter
Gradually add powdered sugar and salt alternately with half & half and vanilla, beating at low speed and scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Beat at medium speed 1-2 minutes or until creamy, smooth and fluffy.
Tip: Finished Buttercream
Stir in 2 to 3 squares melted and cooled unsweetened baking chocolate.
Stir in 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon or orange zest.
Stir in 1 1/2 teaspoons coconut extract or flavoring.
If necessary, add half & half, one tablespoon at a time, until desired spreading consistency.
Homemade cake deserves homemade frosting. From a classic buttercream to a rich and nutty browned butter Swiss Meringue these are the perfect toppings to birthday cake.