|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: For 12 cupcakes (serves 12)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 15g||20%|
|Saturated Fat 10g||48%|
|Total Carbohydrate 50g||18%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This is a fast and easy basic buttercream frosting recipe for cakes or cupcakes. This makes enough buttercream frosting for a 2-layer cake or about 12 cupcakes.
Feel free to vary the flavorings or add a few drops of food coloring to the frosting.
- 1 cup butter (room temperature
- 3 cups sugar (confectioners')
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons milk or cream
In a mixing bowl with electric mixer, combine the butter with confectioners' sugar. Beat on low speed until sugar is moistened, then beat on medium to high speed for about 2 minutes.
Add the vanilla and 1 tablespoon of milk or cream and beat until smooth. Beat in more milk or cream, as needed for spreading consistency.
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