Favorite American Buttercream
Look no further, you now have my favorite American buttercream recipe. Sweet, creamy, easy to make and perfect for frosting all your homemade treats!
Tasia ~ twosugarbugs
(three sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
pure vanilla extract
heavy whipping cream
Using a stand mixer with the paddle attachment (or a hand held mixer) beat the butter on medium-high speed until smooth and creamy.
Scrape down the sides of the bowl and add the powdered sugar, vanilla and almond extracts and heavy cream (or half and half). Mix on low speed until incorporated.
Increase speed to medium-high and whip until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes, scraping sides of the bowl as needed.
Add a pinch of salt if the frosting is too sweet.
You can also add coloring, if desired.
Yields enough to fill and crumb coat four 8" layers or generously frost 36 cupcakes.
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