Salted Caramel Vanilla Buttercream

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 cups buttercream (enough to decorate one 7-inch cake)
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Ingredients

4 sticks (2 cups) unsalted butter, at room temperature

8 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted

1/2 cup salted caramel sauce

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup heavy cream

Directions

  1. Beat the butter with a mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, 2 minutes. Reduce the speed to low and gradually add the confectioners' sugar 1 cup at a time. Then mix in the caramel, vanilla and salt. Mix in the cream to loosen the frosting.

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