Vanilla Buttercream

This vanilla buttercream is so smooth and has just the right amount of sweetness. It pipes beautifully on all of your cakes and cupcakes!

Vanilla Buttercream

It’s incredibly creamy, smooth, and easy to work with for decorating cupcakes and cakes.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 1 cup


  • 100 g butter softened
  • 240 g confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream or milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Beat the butter on medium speed until creamy.
  • Add sifted confectioners’ sugar, vanilla extract, and heavy cream. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds, then increase to medium-high speed and beat until well combined and smooth.


Add 3 tbsp more confectioners’ sugar if the frosting is too thin or another tablespoon of milk if the frosting is too thick.




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