Classic Buttercream Frosting Recipe
Makes 3 - 3.5 cups
- 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks or 1/2 pound) softened (but not melted!) Ideal texture should be like ice cream.
- 3-4 cups confectioners (powdered) sugar, sifted.
- 1/2 tsp table salt
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- Up to 4 tablespoons milk or heavy cream.