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Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

  • Beginner
  • 1 batch frosts and fills 1 (9-inch) 2-layer cake
  • 10 min
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1/2 cup butter OR margarine, softened
2 tablespoons Crown® Lily White® Corn Syrup
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
Dash salt
3 cups powdered sugar
2 to 3 tablespoons milk
Food Colouring - Various Colours, as desired


Beat butter, corn syrup, vanilla and salt in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons milk. Add additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time as needed, to reach desired spreading consistency. Add food colouring, if desired.

Recipe will frost 24 cupcakes OR a 2-layer cake (8 or 9-inch) OR a 13 x 9-inch cake.

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