Buttercream

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Buttercream needs to be refrigerated, especially on very warm days. For a buttercream that will hold well out of the refrigerator, use part or all shortening.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutes

Makes: 3 cups

Ingredients

  • 3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp. heavy cream

Directions

  • Beat 1 cup of sugar with butter until well blended. Beat in remaining sugar and vanilla.
  • Add cream to make correct consistency.

Recipe Information

Makes: 3 cups

Ingredients

  • 3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp. heavy cream

Directions

  • Beat 1 cup of sugar with butter until well blended. Beat in remaining sugar and vanilla.
  • Add cream to make correct consistency.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories160
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol25mg
Sodium0mg
Total Carbohydrate19g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars19g
Protein0g