- Easy-Peasy Vanilla Buttercream Icing -
2 sticks unsalted butter [softend]
3 cups powdered sugar
1/8 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons heavy cream
In a mixer, add butter and whip on medium speed until nice and smooth
Add to mixer, 3 cups of powdered sugar. Mix low speed until all sugar is moist.
Add salt, vanilla and heavy cream, mix on medium for 3 minutes
This is my go-to buttercream recipes, because I usually have all the ingredients on hand and it only takes me about 4 mintutes to make!
tip: leave butter out on the counter opposed to softening in the microwave