American Buttercream Frosting Recipe
American Buttercream Frosting Recipe is a classic frosting that's made with butter, powdered sugar, milk & vanilla extract. It's easy to make, tastes great and will make your cakes, cupcakes and cookies look beautiful.
Servings 3 1/2 cups of frosting
- 2 Sticks 8 ounces of unsalted butter, softened
- 5 cups 1.25 pounds of Confectionary Sugar (powdered sugar)
- 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 2-3 tablespoons of milk
Once your butter is room temperature, place it in the bowl of a KitchenAid mixer and whip it with the whisk attachment for 3-5 minutes.
Add 4 cups of the confectioners sugar, one cup at a time, and whip it for at least one minute before adding more.
Add the vanilla and the milk and whip for 1-2 minutes.
Add the last cup of powdered sugar and whip for about 3 minutes.