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Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Darla Wasko

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 sticks butter, softened
2 1/2 c. powdered sugar
2 T. heavy cream
2 t. vanilla extract
pinch table salt

Directions:
Directions:
1. Combine the butter and powdered sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer.

2. Mix on low speed at first, then increase speed until combined.

3. Add in heavy cream, salt and vanilla extract. Mix on medium to high speed for 8
minutes, scraping down sides occasionally. Mix until very creamy.

4. If not using immediately, store in a container in the refrigerator until ready to use. Mix again until light and fluffy.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Enough for 2 doz. cupcakes or 1 cake.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
GG's favorite vanilla frosting, used for many desserts. The recipe came from Cook's Illustrated magazine.

 

 

 

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