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Cupcake frosting recipes

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Buttercream Icing for Cupcakes (Vanilla and Chocolate)

59 · The best buttercream icing for cupcakes and cakes. Includes both vanilla and chocolate frosting recipes. You only need 4 ingredients: butter, confectioners sugar, vanilla and milk. Recipe will frost 24 cupcakes or a 9x13 cake.


Baking & Spices
  • 4 cups Confectioners powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Butter, salted
  • 2 tbsp Milk
Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

67 · Using only one bowl and four ingredients, you can whip up a batch of this easy and classic vanilla American buttercream frosting in just 10 minutes so try it today!


Baking & Spices
  • 1 lb 16 oz powdered sugar
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 sticks 1 cup unsalted butter, unsalted
  • 1 2 tbsp milk or heavy whipping cream (up to 1/4 cup
Not-So-Sweet Whipped Frosting

Looking for a lightly sweetened frosting? This whipped frosting is like a stable whipped cream and pipes beautifully on cakes and cupcakes!

No-Fail Buttercream Frosting

A foolproof buttercream frosting recipe with one box powdered sugar and one stick of butter and almost no measuring! Flavor with your favorite extract such as vanilla, almond, lemon, coconut or peppermint!

Sweetened Condensed Milk Frosting (Russian Buttercream)

87 · Also known as Russian buttercream, this easy sweetened condensed milk frosting uses only two ingredients and can be made in 15 minutes!


Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1 14 oz can Condensed milk, sweetened
These Copycat Magnolia Bakery Cupcakes are absolutely delicious. These light, fluffy cupcakes frosted with buttercream frosting taste just as good, or better, than the original, and that's saying something!

These copycat Magnolia Bakery cupcakes are tender, moist, and topped with rich buttercream frosting. They're just as good as the original.

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Colorful and sweet, this easy buttercream frosting recipe is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins! Smother your cupcakes, muffins, brownies, or whole cake with delicious dragon fruit and acai frosting. Try switching classic orange and black for pink and purple this Halloween! Recipe in link.
This is the best vanilla cupcake recipe you will ever try! It’s light, fluffy, moist and flavorful. It’s been made by thousands of Cupcake Project readers and the recipe is used at bakeries around the world.