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Quick and Almost Professional Buttercream Icing

After failing to find the perfect recipe for buttercream icing, I found one that worked for me and then added my own two cents.

Author: xoshadyxo

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

This is absolutely the best icing I have ever made.

Author: Bev Ottone

Fluffy Buttercream Frosting

The secret of this light frosting is to mix it with a mixer for the recommended time at high speed. This incorporates air to make it light. 1-1/2 cups frosting is enough to frost the top of one 9 inch...

Author: Dee Akeson

Italian Meringue Buttercream

Everyone thinks that I got the cake from a professional bakery when I use this buttercream. It is fluffy and not too sweet, perfect for wedding cakes or layered with pound cake and fruit preserves. Tightly-wrapped,...

Author: Emo G.

Best Buttercream Frosting

Best buttercream frosting--great for Aunt Mary's Chocolate Cake!

Author: Jennifer

Buttercream Icing

An easy to make egg-free frosting that works great for decorating cookies for holidays, birthdays and parties. When you need to add coloring to icing, use color paste. If you use liquid coloring, you may...

Author: Sharon Gerstman

Simple and Delicious Buttercream Frosting

I decided on a whim yesterday that I wanted to make cupcakes for Canada Day. I didn't have time to buy frosting before getting ready for the fireworks show, so I ended up making my own with ingredients...

Author: Denise

Brown Butter Frosting

Brown butter frosting is an 'old' recipe that is not commonly used anymore; however it is delicious. It is easy to make as long as you are careful to not burn the butter. This frosting is great on top...

Author: blueyedfeather

Butter Frosting

Rich frosting, great on Banana Spice Cookies.

Author: Desiree

Buttercream Coconut Cake Icing

This simple icing recipe pairs perfectly with ANY type of cake!

Author: Rizzy Fischer

French Buttercream Frosting

This buttercream is great for icing cakes, and writing on them. It gets hard when refrigerated, so you have to let it come to room temperature before serving. You cannot make flowers with this recipe....

Author: Kristen Pontier

Caramel Frosting

This frosting recipe was the one my Grandma used on top of her oatmeal cake, spice cake, and banana nut cake. I also like it on a yellow or white cake. You do have to use at once because this does stiffen...

Author: rlt11_NMC

Mascarpone Buttercream Frosting

A creamy and light buttercream frosting with natural vanilla flavor for your cakes or cupcakes. Make sure the ingredients are at room temperature to ensure a smooth texture.

Author: Buckwheat Queen

Easy Swiss Meringue Buttercream

This buttercream is light and fluffy and good for those who don't like a sickeningly sweet American buttercream. Make sure you use real egg whites and not pasteurized egg whites (such as Egg Beaters®)....

Author: Tanya Rosario

Maple Buttercream Frosting

This is a very sweet frosting - it reminds me of maple candy.

Author: Sarah

Butter Cream Frosting II

This quick and easy buttercream is made with margarine and shortening, just like the in-store bakeries!

Author: Kris

Peppermint Buttercream Frosting

An easy, mint-flavored frosting. You can substitute 4 to 6 tablespoons creme de menthe syrup for the peppermint extract and milk, if desired.

Author: GlacierFreeze

Burnt Butter Frosting

This unusual frosting recipe is made with burnt butter! It is excellent on yellow cakes, and I always get rave reviews. Do not substitute margarine for butter in this recipe!

Author: Cheryl

Custard Buttercream

Custard buttercream (German buttercream) is a very rich buttercream icing made with the addition of custard. You can change it up by adding different flavors or liquor. This is my basic time-tested recipe...

Author: LenaM

Rick's Special Buttercream Frosting

Use this recipe to get an ideal buttercream for frosting and borders on cakes, cupcakes, or even cookies.

Author: Rick Mazzuca

Lisa's Banana Butter Frosting

This banana butter frosting is the perfect complement to peanut butter cupcakes.

Author: Lisa Altmiller

Sarah's Italian Meringue Buttercream

This is sort of a finicky frosting, but so good. Once you master this type of buttercream, you will never go back to the overly sweet powdered sugar type icing. It's light and fluffy and just the right...

Author: Sarah Dipity

Mom's Buttercream Frosting

A smooth creamy frosting, perfect for any occasion. This is an old recipe from the 1940's.

Author: Adora Marchi

Best Ever Butter Cream Frosting

This frosting it the best you will ever taste. It is so creamy and just tastes great on any cake.

Author: Debbie

Butter Cream Frosting I

This is a frosting I normally put on birthday cakes. Its like the frosting that bakeries put on cakes, but I much prefer to make my own since I know what I am putting into it, and as always, homemade is...

Author: Carol

Cherry Buttercream Frosting

A delicious and tangy buttercream frosting for cakes and cupcakes.

Author: mocrosby

Vegan Buttercream Frosting

Super yummy frosting that is completely free of animal products! Yay! My husband and kiddo love it, and I am sure it will be a hit with your family and friends. Don't tell them it's vegan until after they...

Author: Allison Rykiel

Champagne Cake With Buttercream Icing

This recipe makes enough batter for both a 9-inch cake and a 9x13-inch red champagne cake decorated with edible flowers.


Smooth Buttercream Frosting

This flavorful icing is ideal for decorating. It may be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to a week. Re-whip before using.

Author: morabam2011

Strawberries and Cream Buttercream

Smooth and creamy strawberry buttercream made with real strawberries and cream cheese. Tastes like a strawberry smoothie! This recipe will generously frost 24 cupcakes or 1 cake. Refrigerate if not using...

Author: Sarah Dipity

Black Walnut Frosting

A light butter cream that uses egg whites to give a lighter feel to the frosting. Can use pecans instead of black walnuts or use as a plain vanilla butter cream with no nuts at all.

Author: Rebecca Ponkow

Grandma's Buttercream Frosting

This is my grandma's recipe for buttercream frosting. It works wonderfully for decorated cakes, and tastes great!

Author: larkspur

Creamy Buttercream Frosting

The success of this frosting is in the technique, not the ingredients. It's so creamy and not too sweet.

Author: mom2frankandy

Oreo® Buttercream Frosting

This super yummy Oreo® frosting goes perfectly with a deep, dark chocolate cake. Makes enough to frost a 2-layer cake or 24 cupcakes.

Author: metread

New Duchess Spice Cake with Maple Buttercream Frosting

I knew that my husband's favorite cake was spice cake so I made this for him and he absolutely died when he tasted it! It's now his favorite (even better than his mom's recipe!).

Author: Stephanie

Oreo® Frosting

This frosting goes very well on my cookies 'n cream cupcakes. I sold these at a local soccer game and they were a big hit!

Author: letthemeatcake

Kahlua® Buttercream Frosting

A tasty (and boozy) version of frosting! Great on cakes or cupcakes.

Author: *DW*

Special Buttercream Frosting

This recipe makes an ideal buttercream for frosting cakes and decorating them with borders.

Author: Rick Mazzuca

Italian Meringue Buttercream Frosting with Honey

This recipe uses only honey as a sweetener and is thus a perfect option for people wanting to avoid refined sugar! It makes enough to frost 1 layer cake or about 40 cupcakes.

Author: Jana

Vegan Friendly Caramel Buttercream

This is a rich, caramely buttercream frosting, which pairs perfectly with a simple chocolate cake, or frost an apple cake for a sweet Autumn treat. This icing can also be made with standard ingredients...

Author: LenoreRockchild

Cranberry Almond Buttercream Frosting

This buttercream frosting with cranberries and almond extract adds a great tart-sweet flavor to white or pound cake.

Author: Allrecipes

Chai Buttercream Frosting

I made this buttercream to decorate vanilla cupcakes. It has a spicy kick but is still sweet.

Author: Perversia

Maple Butter Frosting

Maple flavored frosting that tastes great on the Maple Nut Cake or try it on a plain yellow or chocolate cake, yummy! Increase the amount of maple extract (gradually!) to suit your taste.

Author: Carol

Williamsburg Butter Frosting

You don't have to make a Williamsburg orange cake to enjoy this creamy and buttery Williamsburg frosting made with orange liqueur.

Author: Carol

Buttercream Cake Frosting

A touch of red food coloring gives this buttercream frosting recipe a lovely pink hue.

Author: Judy Wattenbarger

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting from Pyure

Use this icing on your favorite sugar-free baked goods, such as cakes and cupcakes.

Author: Pyure

Browned Butter Frosting

A truly delicious frosting that almost tastes like caramels. Perfect for cakes and cinnamon rolls.

Author: kategreat

Butter Frosting

Rich frosting, great on Banana Spice Cookies.

Author: Desiree

Best Buttercream Frosting

Best buttercream frosting--great for Aunt Mary's Chocolate Cake!

Author: Jennifer

Ginger Spice Buttercream Frosting

This frosting pairs very well with my gingerbread cupcakes. It's very easy to make and is great for decorating because it doesn't fall apart. Try this frosting on vanilla, chocolate, and maybe even orange...

Author: Tigerlily