A creamy and light buttercream frosting with natural vanilla flavor for your cakes or cupcakes. Make sure the ingredients are at room temperature to ensure a smooth texture.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
14
Yield:
1 3/4 cups frosting
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Ingredients

14
Original recipe yields 14 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place powdered sugar and butter in an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Start mixing on the lowest speed. Increase speed to medium and beat until fluffy, scraping down the sides occasionally, about 3 minutes.

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  • Add mascarpone cheese and vanilla paste; mix on medium-low until creamy. Do not overmix frosting at this point, or the butter and mascarpone could separate.

Nutrition Facts

256 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 22.5g; fat 18.7g; cholesterol 49.9mg; sodium 8.4mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (3)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/21/2020
I added cocoa powder and Kirsch flavoring ( in lieu of the vanilla paste) and it was delicious on a chocolate cake. Read More
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3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
01/20/2020
I added cocoa powder and Kirsch flavoring ( in lieu of the vanilla paste) and it was delicious on a chocolate cake. Read More
(1)
Rating: 5 stars
01/31/2019
Kids liked it too! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/31/2020
its delish, however I made a mistake in adding the ingredients wrong and the buttercream split. Does anybody know if this is fixable? thanks Read More
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