Homemade Buttercream Frosting


We made this when we were camping last summer and all of the kids begged to do it again this year. Ridiculously easy! We added some jam to make strawberry. It’s now a family favorite!”

This is the BEST recipe for homemade buttercream, it pipes perfectly, and makes a great base for other frosting flavors too!


2 tbsp heavy whipping cream

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup butter, unsalted and softened

3 cups Confectioners Sugar



Using a hand mixer, beat the butter until it is light and fluffy

Add the vanilla and beat again

Begin adding the powdered sugar, ½ cup at a time to incorporate with no lumps

Add in the heavy whipping cream and beat until all mixed in completely

Fill the piping bag and frost your cake or cupcakes



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