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5 from 9 votes

Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Rich and creamy vanilla buttercream frosting is so tasty on cakes, cookies, brownies and more! This is an easy frosting recipe that always turns out perfect.
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Lil' Luna



  • Beat the butter in a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Add the powdered sugar, milk, vanilla, and salt, and mix to combine. Add milk or powdered sugar as needed to make a smooth frosting.
  • Beat on high for 2 minutes, until light and fluffy.



Calories: 5310kcal | Carbohydrates: 723g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 279g | Saturated Fat: 176g | Cholesterol: 740mg | Sodium: 2481mg | Potassium: 189mg | Sugar: 709g | Vitamin A: 8641IU | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 1mg