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Luscious Buttercream Frosting

Luscious Buttercream Frosting

Buttercream frosting -- silky, smooth, satiny, and simply luscious!

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10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
2 1/3


4 cups powdered sugar

1/4 cup milk

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2 teaspoons vanilla

Food color, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 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.

Tip #1

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.

Luscious Lemon Frosting: Omit vanilla and decrease milk to 1 tablespoon. Add 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest and 3 tablespoons lemon juice.

Nutrition (2 tablespoons)

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