How To Make ‘Vanilla Butter Cream Frosting’ At Home ?

How To Make ‘Vanilla Butter Cream Frosting’ At Home ?

(Homemade Vanilla Butter Cream Icing For Cakes And Desserts)

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Article & photography by – Sunayana Gupta

Recipe type – Frosting/icing for cakes, muffins, cookies, desserts

Key Ingredients – Butter, icing sugar & vanilla extract

Equipments required – Mixing bowl & electric beater

Technicality – Easy

Preparation time – 10 minutes approx

Cooking time – 0

Take your lovely homemade bakes to the next level with this delicious Vanilla Butter Cream Frosting. It is velvety, smooth, melt in mouth and can be whipped up in a few minutes with just handful of ingredients. You can try adding little food color for a splash of color.

Now make your cakes, muffins, cookies and desserts more appetizing and tastier with this oh so delicious butter cream icing. Spread this icing on whole wheat banana bread, buttermilk muffins, almond cookies, peanut butter muffins and make them even better !

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Butter (Soft) – 100 gms

Icing sugar – 250 gms.

Milk – 2 tablespoon

Vanilla essence – 2 teaspoon

Food coloring (Optional) – Few drops


To begin with making this delicious butter cream icing, we need to take butter and half of the icing sugar in a mixing bowl and whisk with an electric beater until smooth and well combined.

Add in the vanilla essence and the remaining icing sugar and whisk again till it gets smooth and shiny.

If you find that the icing is too thick, then whisk in milk.

Want to try some food color, then add in few drops of your favorite color and whisk till you get the right shade.

Your very own butter cream icing is now ready. Spread on your cookies or pipe on cakes and muffins to make them tastier and better !

Sunayana Gupta, Food Consultant

Sunayana Gupta, Food Consultant

Hi, I am founder, recipe creater, blogger and food photographer for this website. Here we provide you with some lip smacking veg. and egg recipes that you can easily replicate in your kitchen and create a soulful platter for your family & friends following our serving suggestions. From some regional Indian cuisine to popular recipes from around the globe, our focus is to make cooking easy for you with simple to follow steps, staple ingredients and accessible cooking techniques. After you try any of our recipe, we are longing back to hear from you as your feedback means a lot to us. Hope you enjoy cooking and together we share some enticing ideas and tips. Happy cooking!

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