Vanilla Frosting

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vanilla frosting
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  • 2Servings


  • 2 1/2 sticks (10 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 5 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons milk


In a large bowl, using a mixer, beat the butter on medium speed until creamy, about 1 minute. Add the confectioners' sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating until smooth after each addition. Add the vanilla and 1 tablespoon milk. Beat at high speed until fluffy, adding an additional 1 tablespoon milk if necessary.