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Butter Cream Frosting

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  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Confectioner' s sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Combine all ingredients and beat with an electric beater at high speed until smooth and thick.
If the frosting is too thin, add additional confectioners' sugar.
VARIATION i: To make Coffee Butter Cream Frosting, substitute 1 teaspoon instant coffee for vanilla.
VARIATION ii: To make Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting, melt 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate pieces over hot, not boiling, water.
Beat frosting, then stir in melted chocolate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2260 Calories from Fat 811

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 92 g141.9%

Saturated Fat 58.3 g291.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 244.9 mg81.6%

Sodium 24.6 mg1%

Total Carbohydrates 359 g119.7%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 347.2 g

Protein 2 g3.8%

Vitamin A 56.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 6.1% Iron 0.19%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Butter Cream Frosting Recipe