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Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

Quick Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 12 min
  • Prep: 2 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings
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Ingredients

3 cups confectioners' sugar

1 cup butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 to 2 tablespoons whipping cream

Directions

  1. In a standing mixer fitted with a whisk, mix together sugar and butter. Mix on low speed until well blended and then increase speed to medium and beat for another 3 minutes.
  2. Add vanilla and cream and continue to beat on medium speed for 1 minute more, adding more cream if needed for spreading consistency.