Vanilla Frosting

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: about 1 pound (enough for 12 cupcakes)
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1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, at room temperature

3 cups powdered sugar

1/4 cup whole milk, at room temperature

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. In a medium bowl, using an electric hand mixer, beat the butter until light and smooth. Beat in the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth and creamy.

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