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Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Buttercream is a staple when baking. It can either be used  to ice a cake or to frost a cupcakes. Using a vanilla bean paste is much tastier than simply using artificial vanilla extract. You will definitely taste the difference! Frost your cake using this delicious buttercream recipe and you won’t regret it!

Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting Recipe


  • • 1 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar (add more until it reaches your preferred consistency)
  • • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste (add more to taste)
  • • 1 tablespoon milk


  1. Mix together sugar and butter until they are blended and creamy.
  2. Add vanilla bean paste and milk and continue to beat for another minute.
  3. If desired, add more vanilla bean paste to taste, or more confectioners' sugar to make it stiffer.



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