Bakery Style Buttercream Frosting Recipe | Yummly

Bakery Style Buttercream Frosting

Janet A.: "Somehow, this recipe seemed a notch above most of…" Read More
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  • 1 1/2 cups butter (room temperature)
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening (room temperature)
  • 8 cups icing sugar (powdered sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup (light if you're keeping the buttercream bright white)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract (or other flavouring extract, but start with 1 tsp if using lemon or other strong extract and then taste)
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    Janet A. a year ago
    Somehow, this recipe seemed a notch above most of the many simple buttercreams I have made. It was a nice balance of sweet and creamy, with good flavor. A fourth of the recipe to frost 12 cupcakes was perfect, A keeper for sure.
    Karen Slaughter 2 years ago
    Was so good! So far the best frosting I’ve ever made

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