Buttercream Frosting

Frosting as you are know¬†is used for decorating¬†cakes as well as cupcakes. Though there are variety of frosting available is stores it’s always good to make them at home so that is fresh and according to your taste and flavor. You can make different kind of frosting like chocolate buttercream frosting, cream cheese frosting, orange buttercream frosting and so on. I am sharing this simple buttercream frosting recipe and other can be prepared using similar process. This recipe is little stiff consistency as I wanted to use this to create designs using Russian piping tip however you can adjust the consistency by adding milk based on your need. You could also tint it using the food color as well as add your own flavor. It’s very important to keep butter and shorting at room temperature as well as powder sugar is well sifted to make proper frosting.Tricolor Cupcakes_33

Buttercream Frosting
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Prep Time
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Buttercream Frosting
Print Recipe
Prep Time
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Sift powder sugar using a strainer and keep it aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat butter, shortening with stand electric mixer until light & fluffy at low speed. Add vanilla extract and beat.
  3. Gradually add sifted powder sugar 1/2 cup and continue to beat it nicely at medium speed. Scrape the side and bottom of the bowl often and beat again.
  4. After adding all the sugar, mixture will appear dry so add one tbsp of whole milk and beat until mixture gets light & fluffy.
  5. Fluffy & light buttercream frosting is ready for decorating cupcakes or cakes.
  6. This consistency is perfect for making rose, making border or using Russian piping tip to make beautiful flowers on cupcakes.
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