The Best Buttercream Frosting Recipe
The absolute best buttercream frosting recipe you'll find with a secret ingredient I have been using for over a decade!
- 1 Cup of salted butter
- 3 teaspoons of vanilla
- 4 cups of icing sugar
- 18 tablespoons of coffee cream and up
Get out the salted butter! Trust me and use salted butter, it's the secret ingredient!Beat the butter until it is light and creamy. This is important as you are adding the icing sugar next. If the butter isn't creamy you can get lumps in the icing.
Add in the icing sugar. Again, if you are like me and can taste stale icing sugar, you will need a fresh bag.
Add in the cream.. I used 4 tablespoons for my preference, you adjust to what you want.Stiffer icing = less cream. Lighter icing = more cream. Adjust the amount to your liking by adding one tablespoon at a time until the desired consistency is reached.
Add the vanilla then keep mixing it until fluffy and thoroughly combined