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(Frosting) Basic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Chrysta Wilson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
3 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 to 2 1/2 Tbsp milk (depends on consistency you desire)

Directions:
Directions:
With an electric mixer cream the butter on medium speed.
Turn mixer speed to low, slowly add the powdered sugar.
When sugar is fully incorporated, add the vanilla extract.
Add your milk, start with 2 Tbsp and use up to 2 1/2 to thin frosting to the consistency you desire.
Mix on medium speed, until your frosting is light and fluffy.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I took a class from Chrysta, she makes a mean bundt cake!

 

 

 

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