Vanilla Buttercream Icing - Food Fanatic

Vanilla Buttercream Icing

  12 Servings


  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract


  1. Cream the butter and sugar together using the paddle attachment in a stand mixer at medium speed, until light and fluffy.
  2. Next, beat in the vanilla and scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  3. Add the powdered sugar a cup at a time, turning the speed to low with each new addition then returning to the medium setting. Stop often to scrape down the sides.
  4. If the mixture is a little too dry for your needs, add milk until it reaches the desired texture.
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