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Buttercream Frosting

This basic buttery frosting has unmatchable homemade taste. With a few simple variations, you can come up with different colors and flavors—from orange, lemon and mint to chocolate and peanut butter. —Diana Wilson, Denver, Colorado
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Cake with Buttercream Decorating Frosting

Cake with Buttercream Decorating Frosting

Cake with Buttercream Decorating Frosting

This sweet creamy frosting made with real butter is easy to blend together and holds its shape nicely when used to decorate a special layer cake. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Gingerbread Cookies with Buttercream Icing

Gingerbread Cookies with Buttercream Icing

Gingerbread Cookies with Buttercream Icing

These holiday-spiced cookies are the first ones I make in December. The recipe came from my mother-in-law. If you like, tint the buttery icing a cheery pink or green and pipe it on with a decorating tip.

Rich Buttercream Frosting

Rich Buttercream Frosting

Rich Buttercream Frosting

This creamy frosting can lusciously top cakes as well as cookies. If you like to make desserts, you'll want to keep this recipe close at hand! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Easy Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Easy Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Easy Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

This basic buttery frosting has unmatchable homemade taste. With a few simple variations, you can come up with different colors and flavors. —Diana Wilson, Denver, Colorado

Buttercream Frosting

Buttercream Frosting

Buttercream Frosting

This basic buttery frosting has unmatchable homemade taste. With a few simple variations, you can come up with different colors and flavors—from orange, lemon and mint to chocolate and peanut butter. —Diana Wilson, Denver, Colorado

Buttercream Blast Layer Cake

Buttercream Blast Layer Cake

Buttercream Blast Layer Cake

The decorations on this patriotic dessert remind me of a fireworks display. Since the recipe includes both cookies and cake, people can take their pick…or have both! —Jennifer Lindstrom, Brookfield, WI

Classic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Classic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Classic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

This rich, buttery frosting has just the right amount of sweetness. So it's a perfect compliment to any flavor cake.

Orange Buttercream Frosting

Orange Buttercream Frosting

Orange Buttercream Frosting

Our Test Kitchen gave simple buttercream frosting a tangy twist by adding a splash of orange juice. It goes wonderfully on orange cupcakes or over white, yellow or chocolate cake.

Cake with Silky Buttercream Frosting

Cake with Silky Buttercream Frosting

Cake with Silky Buttercream Frosting

The lovely design in the frosting is an impressive way to dress up your favorite cake mix. It does take some time, but it is surprisingly easy to do!

Confetti Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream

Confetti Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream

Confetti Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream

This simple and tender cake has been celebrated in my family for years. Dressed up with tinted frosting and confetti, it becomes pure party fun. — Karen Berner, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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