Vanila Frosting
Author: Cookie Madness
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 1 min
Total time: 11 mins
A basic vanilla frosting recipe
  • 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4teaspoon salt
  • 3 3/4 cup powdered sugar (1 pound)
  • 1/4 cup room temperature half & half
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter and salt. Gradually add the powdered sugar, beating with an electric mixer on low to medium low. Add a little of the half & half in slowly increase speed, beating and scraping.
  2. Beat in the vanilla and remaining half & half until you have a smooth & creamy frosting. Add more half & half if you’d like a thinner frosting.
Makes enough to frost one 2 layer cake
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