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Favorite Butter Frosting

Favorite Butter Frosting

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

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10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time


4 cups powdered sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2 teaspoons vanilla

3 to 4 tablespoons milk

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

Tip #1

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 zest.

Nutrition (2 tablespoons)

150 Calories
6 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
45 Sodium (mg)
25 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
<1 Protein (g)
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