Fluffy Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
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INGREDIENTS

 

500g softened unsalted butter (softened)

500g powdered sugar

2 tbsp milk (room temperature)

1 tsp vanilla extract

3 tbsp cocoa powder (sifted) optional

METHOD

 

Recipe makes one batch and is enough for 24 cupcakes.

 

Frosting

Use a stand mixer or hand mixer to soften butter in a large bowl and mix for 5 minutes so it gains some volume and goes pale in colour.

 

Add the powdered sugar (cocoa powder if making chocolate buttercream) and vanilla extract into the bowl and mix on low speed to begin with. Once the sugar has mixed in enough with the butter, bring to high speed and whip for another 6-8 minutes until the buttercream becomes fluffy. If you want to make your buttercream a little less stiff and smoother add milk and whip in until well combined.

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