A few simple ingredients make a creamy frosting that finishes cakes, cupcakes and cookies. If you love making desserts, keep this frosting recipe handy. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 8 cups confectioners' sugar
- 6 tablespoons 2% milk
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- Food coloring, optional
- In a large bowl, combine butter, confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla; beat until smooth (frosting will be thick). If desired, tint with food coloring. Yield: 5 cups.
Originally published as Buttercream Frosting in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2004, p78
Sweet White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.
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