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Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Rated as 2.88 out of 5 Stars
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"Smooth and tasty vanilla buttercream, perfect consistency for decorating any cake."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 198
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 198 calories; 15.8 13.5 1.2 42 117 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

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

Most helpful critical review

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

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

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

This recipe is flawless as is if you do it right. It's light,fluffy,and not too sweet. Only tip I can possibly give is whisk the milk and flour vigorously so it doesn't get lumpy and don't over ...

I fell in love with this recipe when I first tried it in 1969, soon after I married. It is imperative that the flour and milk be thoroughly combined before cooking and that the mixture be cooked...

had tried a similar recipe, but this uses confectioner's sugar instead of white sugar and also calls for more flour. This frosting is very light and not too sweet. I did add an extra tsp of vani...

Quick and easy. Great texture and flavor. I added almond extract instead of vanilla and it turned out phenomenal! Advice..slowly add milk and flower mixture to get desired consistency. I had t...

I thought this was great! Since I read that it might turn out lumpy, I mixed it in my blender, and it turned out excellent. I'll definitely use this recipe again. Thank you for a great recipe

Make sure when beating the butter your butter is soften & is at room temperature! Avoid cold & melted butter otherwise your buttercream won't whip up into the correct shape. The buttercream is p...

This recipe is ok. I used it as an icing and I didnt put any flour and used 2 cups confectionary sugar instead. Wouldnt recommend this though