Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting is a baking staple. It can go on just about any dessert, and tastes delicious with just a spoon. This recipe is easy to follow and tastes amazing.

I found this recipe at The Brown Eyed Baker and I loved it.  My frosting usually doesn’t turn out super good so I was so happy I could actually make some that was decent.
If you know my sisters and I, you know that we have a passion for frosting and icing. Nobody likes dry foods, and we believe frosting is the sauce of dessert.
This Vanilla Buttercream frosting is practically fail proof and tastes absolutely amazing. I have made it successfully every time (which is saying something, because I swear I mess up frosting every time I try and make it).
This is a great recipe for beginners, or advanced bakers and it goes on just about everything. If you are a frosting lover, you need to experience this Vanilla Buttercream Frosting recipe.

what would this frosting go well on?

The real question is, what wouldn’t this frosting go on? I can frost just about anything with this recipe, because it is so easy and so yummy. If you need some ideas of what to put it on, here is what I recommend:

Really anything you need to frost, this frosting is perfect for. It’s quick, simple, delicious, and fail proof. Just follow the ingredients and instructions and you’ll have perfect frosting overtime.

watch how to make another one of our favorite frosting covered desserts, here:

Did you know we have a Youtube Channel? We have hundreds of simple and delicious recipes, your family is going to love. We take you through each recipe, step by step, and show you exactly how to make them.

These Famous Marshmallow Chocolate Brownies are a huge hit at our house. Our Mom has seriously become famous for these bad boys, in our neighborhood. She even gets birthday requests from neighbors, they are just that good.

This frosting is similar to our Vanilla Buttercream Frosting. Watch how to make the brownies and frosting, here:

looking for more yummy frosting recipes? here are a few of our favorite:

Cream Cheese Frosting
Peanut Butter Frosting
Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting
Egg Nog Frosting
Blackberry Buttercream Frosting

Serves: 24

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

10 minPrep Time

10 minTotal Time

Save RecipeSave Recipe


  • 1/2 cup butter (softened to room temp)
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon milk


  1. Whip the butter on medium-high speed for 5 minutes, stopping to scrape the bowl once or twice.
  2. Reduce the speed to low and gradually add the powdered sugar. Once all of the powdered sugar is incorporated, increase the speed to medium-high and add the vanilla and milk, mixing until incorporated. Mix on medium speed until light and fluffy, scraping the bowl as needed.

Follow Six Sisters’ Stuff on Instagram |Facebook |Pinterest | YouTube

check out our new cookbook

Have you heard about our newest cookbook, Copycat Cooking? We took over 100 of our favorite restaurant recipes and simplified them so that you can make them right at home!

Every recipe has a beautiful mouth-watering photo and has been picky-eater approved. The directions are simple, easy to follow, and do not require any strange ingredients.

This cookbook includes copycat recipes from Wingers, Texas Roadhouse, Starbucks, Panera, Cheesecake Factory, Kneaders, and so much more. We have you covered from drinks, to dessert and everything in-between.

We are so excited to share these recipes with you. Order your copy today!
Six Sisters’ Stuff COPYCAT COOKING <—– Click here to order!




Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Comment on this Recipe

One Response to “Vanilla Buttercream Frosting”

Leave a Comment