Print Options

Back to Rich Buttercream Frosting >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

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
80 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 8 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Food coloring, optional


  • In a large bowl, beat butter, confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla
  • (frosting will be thick). Add food coloring if desired. Yield: 5
  • cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 tablespoon) equals 68 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 24 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.