How To Make Buttercream

What makes cookies, cakes and cupcakes taste that much better? Buttercream made with real butter! It only takes a few easy steps to make your own buttercream for your next celebration.

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Step 1: Gather Ingredients

Place 2.5 cups of powdered sugar, 2 sticks of butter, 2 tablespoons and 2 teaspoons of milk and 1 and ½ teaspoons of vanilla or almond extract in a bowl.

Step 2: Blend

Use hand-mixer or electric stand mixer, if you have it, to blend until smooth.

Step 3: Customize and Decorate

You can add cocoa powder or food gel coloring to create your own unique buttercream. Once you’re satisfied with the flavor, color and consistency of your buttercream, it’s time to decorate!