Buttercream Icing Recipe

Looking for an easy Buttercream Icing recipe? Learn how to make Buttercream Icing using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jesscecile86

Makes 1 serving



A traditional buttercream icing with a hint of almond.

Recipe Ingredients for Buttercream Icing

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
2 tablespoons milk
1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Recipe Directions for Buttercream Icing

  1. Cream room temperature butter with a hand mixer, the paddle attachment of a stand mixer, or a wooden spoon until smooth and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until fully incorporated. Beat in vanilla extract.

  2. Pour in milk and beat for an additional 3-4 minutes. Add food coloring, if using, and beat for thirty seconds until smooth or until desired color is reached.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 391.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
1784
Calories from Fat
836
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
92.9g
143%
Saturated Fat
58.7g
294%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
247mg
82%
Sodium
669mg
28%
Potassium
89mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
241.5g
80%
Sugars
237.5g
Protein
2.0g
Vitamin A 58% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 7% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
F
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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