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Favorite buttercream frosting recipe

Favorite Buttercream Frosting Recipe

A delicious recipe for homemade buttercream frosting for your favorite cakes and cupcakes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cake, cupcakes, dessert, frosting
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 53kcal
Author Amee


  • 1 ½ sticks butter softened
  • 4 ½ cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp real vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tbsp meringue powder
  • 3-4 tbsp whole milk more or less to get your desired creaminess


  • Blend butter in a large mixing bowl, in a stand mixer, on medium speed until nice and fluffy
  • Add vanilla, meringue powder and almond extract and blend on low until incorporated
  • Now add sugar ½ cup at a time, alternating with milk on medium speed, I use my whisk attachment for this, and blend until smooth, creamy and spreadable.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 4mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Calcium: 4mg