Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

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"Smooth and tasty vanilla buttercream, perfect consistency for decorating any cake."

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Directions

  1. Stir milk and flour together in a saucepan over low heat; cook, stirring constantly, until thick, about 5 minutes. Cool mixture in refrigerator until cold to the touch, about 15 minutes.
  2. Beat butter, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla extract together in a bowl until light and fluffy.
  3. Stir cooled milk until smooth. Slowly beat into the butter mixture until frosting is of a spreadable consistency. For a thicker icing, you may not need the entire milk mixture.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 5 mins
  • READY IN 30 mins
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Aug 27, 2013

It was very watery ,clumpy, flowery and tasteless, and I followed the recipe fully

 
Aug 03, 2013

Awesome recipe!!! The buttercream is light and delicious and not too sweet but also holds it shape enough to pipe! Perfect.

 

6 Ratings

Apr 01, 2014

It was to buttery for me and my sister

 
Mar 15, 2014

It was very lumpy and flour tasting. I had to whip the flour mixture for over ten min. to minimized the lumps. I added less then half of the four/milk mixture to the butter/sugar mixture then tasted, the flavor was delicious. I follow the recipe and it ruined the taste. It became a flour tasting frosting. I would recommend adding 1/4 of the flour/milk mixture.

 
Nov 30, 2013

I thought it was a very good recipe. it was a little bland with a flour taste so i just added more confectioners sugar. me and my boyfriend love sweet stuff anyways. very good recipe. i would deffinetly use it again!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 198 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 13.5 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 15.8 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 117 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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