Buttercream Cake Frosting

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A touch of red food coloring gives this buttercream frosting recipe a lovely pink hue.

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Servings:
15
Yield:
4 cups

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup butter

  • 6 cups confectioners' sugar

  • cup milk

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 7 drops red food coloring

Directions

  1. Beat butter in a large bowl until fluffy. Gradually add 3 cups of the sifted confectioners' sugar, beating well. Slowly beat in the vanilla, salt, and 1/3 cup of the milk. Gradually beat in the 3 remaining cups of confectioner's sugar. Beat in additional milk (1 to 2 tablespoons) if needed, to make frosting of spreading consistency. If desired tint the frosting pink with 6 to 8 drops of red food coloring.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

273 Calories
9g Fat
48g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 273
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 108mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 18%
Total Sugars 47g
Protein 0g
Calcium 12mg 1%
Potassium 16mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.