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This buttercream icing is quick, easy and delicious!  When I want a sweeter and slightly stiffer icing than Swiss Meringue Buttercream, this is my go to!

Delicious on Vanilla Cake!

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American Buttercream
Delicious buttercream icing that pipes beautifully!
Buttercream icing recipe | buttercream frosting recipe | American Buttercream Recipe | Cake Recipes | Angel Foods | Cake Business School
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Buttercream icing recipe | buttercream frosting recipe | American Buttercream Recipe | Cake Recipes | Angel Foods | Cake Business School
Instructions
  1. Beat the softened butter in a stand mixer. Add salt.
  2. Slowly add the powdered sugar a little bit at a time and mix until incorporated
  3. Add the vanilla (or other flavoring)
  4. Slowly add the heavy cream 1 tablespoon at a time and beat on medium-high speed until icing is smooth and fluffy. (Don't OVERMIX to avoid adding air bubbles)
Recipe Notes

Store in airtight container in the refrigerator for 1 week or in the freezer for 3 months.