Buttercream Recipe

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


Submitted by zj1221

Makes 12 servings



http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Quick-and-Almost-Professional-Buttercream-Icing/Detail.aspx

Recipe Ingredients for buttercream

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

Recipe Directions for buttercream

  1. 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. 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 32.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
148
Calories from Fat
69
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.7g
12%
Saturated Fat
4.9g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
56mg
2%
Potassium
7mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
20.1g
7%
Sugars
19.8g
Protein
0.2g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 0%
* 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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