Amaretto Butter Frosting

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2-1/4 cups

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
Put the crowning touch on cupcakes with this rich and buttery Amaretto topper. —Anette Stevens, Olds, Alberta
Amaretto Butter Frosting Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 86 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 20mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.