Butter Cream Frosting

Written by Mette Morgan  | Published in Cupcake Ideas
Delicous butter frosting for both white cupcakes and chocolate cupcakes Delicous butter frosting for both white cupcakes and chocolate cupcakes Mette Morgan

This butter frosting with vanilla is delicious and perfect for both white cupcakes and chocolate cupcakes.

The frosting is easy to make and work with. It's a butter frosting but you can also use margarine and for a less sweet version you can use 3.5 cups of powdered sugar only instead of 5 cups.

You can adapt the texture of the frosting to your liking by dripping in a little more milk to create a more fluffy effect or use a little less to get a thicker texture.

Ingredients for butter frosting

1/2 cup margarine or butter
1/2 cup shortening
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
5 cups confectioners' sugar
1/4 cup milk


In a large bowl, cream margarine and shortening until light and fluffy. Now add salt, vanilla, confectioners' sugar and milk and mix/beat well.

For a chocolate version simply replace 1 cup of confectioners sugar with 1 cup of cocoa and increase the amount of milk by 1/4. It's a good idea to beat the frosting well to make sure that the frosting is completely smooth.

TIP: If you are using powdered sugar it’s a best to sift the sugar before adding it to the mixture to avoid any lumps. Also if you wish to color your frosting simply add a bit of food coloring of your choice.

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