American Buttercream Icing - made this for EC's party using her variation of adding 1/2 block cream cheese. AMAZINGLY good! Colors Combos, American Buttercream, Frostings Recipe, Vanilla Extract, Cupcakes Frostings, Favorite Recipe, Ice Recipe, Buttercream Frostings, Cream Chees Frostings
Fundamentals: Buttercream Frosting. (Explanation of different kinds of frosting and a recipe.) "Although I have made several types of buttercream frosting recipes, this one is by far my favorite due to its flavor, simplicity, and smooth texture."
Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry Filling and Strawberry Buttercream Frosting: from scratch white cake recipe, with a delicious strawberry buttercream
Buttercream Frosting 2 Cups Unsalted Butter (I used 1.5 Cups Salted Butter and 1/2 Cup Crisco for firmness) 1 lb icing sugar, sifted 1 tsp Vanilla 1/8 tsp salt (omit if using salted butter) Notes: ~ Don't mix for more than 2-3 minutes ~ Sub in shortening for butter if you want to decorate with flowers or want a firmer texture ~ Make it once and then play with it
Strawberry Buttercream Frosting - these are THE BEST strawberry cupcakes I've ever had! You can actually taste the strawberry in them!
Beat 1 c. softened butter for about 3 minutes. Add 4 c. sifted confectioner's sugar and stir on low until incorporated. Add 1 T. vanilla extract and 3 T. heavy cream. Beat on medium-high for 3 minutes. If thinner frosting is desired, add additional cream 1 T. at a time until desired consistency is reached.