Take your icing to the next level with this white chocolate buttercream frosting recipe. A sweet and delicious topping for everything from peppermint cookies to homemade chocolate cake, this white chocolate buttercream is perfect for spreading, filling and piping. The white baking chocolate gives this frosting added depth of flavor and you’ll love how amazing it tastes with your favorite cake recipes. A soon-to-be favorite the whole family will love, this white chocolate buttercream is truly the icing on the cake!
Microwave chocolate with 1/4 cup milk in microwavable bowl on Medium-high for 1-2 minutes; stir chocolate halfway during cooking time. Do not overheat. Chocolate will continue to melt while being stirred.
Cream butter and shortening with electric mixer. Add vanilla.
Gradually add sugar, one cup at time, beating well on medium speed. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl often.
When all sugar has been mixed in, icing will appear dry.
Add remaining 1/4 cup milk and beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.