Rating: 3 stars 2.9
67 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 24
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 26

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

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
5 mins
additional:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • Beat butter, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla extract together in a bowl until light and fluffy.

  • 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

198 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 13.5g; fat 15.8g; cholesterol 42.3mg; sodium 117.5mg. Full Nutrition
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