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Amaretto Butter Frosting Recipe

Amaretto Butter Frosting Recipe

Put the crowning touch on Amaretto cupcakes with this rich and buttery topper. —Anette Stevens, Olds, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons Amaretto


  • 1. In a small bowl, beat confectioners' sugar and butter. Add 3 tablespoons cream and 2 tablespoons Amaretto; beat until smooth. Add remaining cream and Amaretto if needed to achieve spreading consistency. Yield: 2-1/4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 86 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 20 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.