Item# WLRECIP-8868

Quick Homemade Buttermilk Frosting Recipe

Item No. WLRECIP-8868
Amount
3 1/2 cups
Prep Time
10 min
Skill Level
Beginner
Total Time
15 min

Sometimes you just have to switch things up a little bit and add a tangy twist to your regular buttercream! This recipe is everything you love about creamy, fluffy buttercream frosting but with the addition of delicious buttermilk to add another level of rich flavor. The best part is, it goes great with all of your favorite chocolate, vanilla and even red velvet cake or cupcake recipes.

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 4 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar (confectioners’ sugar)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

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  • Electric hand mixer or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment
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Instructions

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  • Notes:

    • This frosting is great for spreading on layer cakes and piping simple decorations like stars and rosettes.
    • To color: Use Icing Colors or food coloring to tint frosting to any color without disturbing the consistency of the frosting.
    • To store: Frosting should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2 weeks and can be frozen for up to 6 weeks.

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