Luscious Buttercream Frosting

Luscious Buttercream Frosting
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10 Reviews
Buttercream frosting -- silky, smooth, satiny, and simply luscious!
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
2 1/3 cups

Ingredients

4 cups
powdered sugar
1/4 cup
milk
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 teaspoons
vanilla
Food color, if desired

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients except food color in bowl. Beat at low speed until well mixed. Increase speed to medium; beat, scraping bowl often, until light and fluffy. Tint frosting with food color, if desired.
  2. Variations:
  3. Luscious Chocolate Frosting: Add 3 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled. Beat in 1 to 2 tablespoons additional milk to reach desired spreading consistency.
  4. Luscious Lemon Frosting: Omit vanilla and decrease milk to 1 tablespoon. Add 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest and 3 tablespoons lemon juice.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (2 tablespoons)

Calories
140
Cholesterol
15mg
Carbohydrates
22g
Protein
<1g
Fat
5g
Sodium
45mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I made the lemon version of this frosting on a lemon cake and it was SUBLIME! The flavors of the fresh lemons just popped and it is the easiest frosting I think I've ever made. As an experiment, I finished it off with shredded coconut. Definitely a keeper.

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So simple, so good, upped the choc chips a bit, but who's counting

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It was easy, quick, and delicious.

Rating

So good, we 1/2 the recipe for sugar cookies...very nice frosting.

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It's a very nice frosting to make, but way TO SWEET.

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This was easily made in under five minutes. It spread perfectly and marbled well with a chocolate frosting to look and taste great.

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My friends and I finished the bowl and had to make another batch for the cupcakes. It has a great texture and the lemon variation is also phenomenal! Definitely a winner!!

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This recipe is great tasting, simple and quick. I can't wait to make it in chocolate & lemon flavor. The recipe was just right for my two layered round cake.

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this is undoubtably the BEST buttercream frosting I have ever made. It's so quick and easy. Everytime I make it, I'm asked for the recipe. Enjoy!

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This frosting is heavenly and is perfect paired with butter cake. Yummy and the best flavor. I have made it several times.

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