Luscious Buttercream Frosting
2 1/3
cups
10 min
PREP TIME
10 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

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

Variations:
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

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

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  August 23, 2013

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.

— says Rocky
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  July 11, 2012

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

— says Steve
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  January 16, 2012

It was easy, quick, and delicious.

— says Karen H.
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  October 16, 2011

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

— says jeanice
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  September 16, 2011

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

— says k.
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