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Fluffy Vanilla Buttercream

Recipe photo courtesy of Sang An

The firm texture of this buttercream frosting helps to keep candy decorations in place.




Cook's Notes

The 8-cup yield will cover an 8-inch 3-layer cake; use half a batch for a 6-inch 3-layer cake. Buttercream can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 10 days. Bring to room temperature, and beat on low speed until smooth, about 10 minutes, before using.

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  • Suzette316
    12 DEC, 2014
    Delicious!!! But here is my "dirty little secret" . . . I use salted butter! A bit of salt makes sweet things even sweeter and better tasting. So I do not hesitate to use salted butter in these types of recipes. But either way, try this simple and super tasty frosting. You will not be disappointed!
  • hchoneycutt
    7 MAY, 2013
    Absolutely delicious.
  • cakedecorator
    18 DEC, 2009
    This is by far the best buttercream ever!

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