Buttercream Frosting

A close up of a cupcake with a bite taken out of it

Sweet and creamy without being over powering this buttercream frosting is perfect for all your dessert and decorating needs.


Units Scale
  • 1 cup Butter (Softened)
  • 1 TBS Vanilla extract
  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1-2 TBS Half and Half


  1. Place the butter and vanilla in a stand mixer and cream together on medium-low speed.
  2. Turn the mixer to low and slowly add the powdered sugar. Once the powdered sugar is incorporated turn the mixer to medium high and allow it whip up. 
  3. Add a TBS or two of half and half to reach desired  consistency.
  4. Use to decorate cakes or cookies, then refrigerate. 


Keywords: baking, Frosting, Gluten free