Almond Buttercream Frosting is an easy homemade buttercream frosting recipe. Made with simple ingredients and no bakery experience needed you can make this bakery style buttercream frosting that tis perfect for cakes, cupcakes and filling!
Almond Buttercream Frosting
If you are looking for an amazing frosting recipe for your cake and cupcakes this Almond frosting is amazing. A light flavored buttercream frosting that has the perfect consistency for decorating cakes and cupcakes. This Almond Frosting is an Almond buttercream frosting that tastes just like the frosting you get from a bakery.
Almond buttercream frosting is really easy to make, actually once you get the hang of making buttercream frosting in general all buttercream frosting will come easy to you. Homemade frosting tastes so much better then anything you will buy in the store. Once you start making your own cake frosting I can promise you that you will never go back to the store bought jars!
Homemade frostings are seriously super easy and they taste soo much better then any jar of frosting you can get in the store. I also love sharing delicious frosting recipes so I hope you are loving all the frosting recipe we have shared!
Make sure you check out a few of my other favorite frosting recipes.
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How long can buttercream frosting sit out?
I store my buttercream in the fridge and then rewhip it when I want to use it if I have made it ahead of time. If you have already frosted a cake or cupcakes this buttercream frosting can sit out for up to 3 days.
How many days in advanced can I make Buttercream frosting?
You can make this buttercream frosting 3 days in advanced of when you want to use it and store it at room temperature. You can make this buttercream frosting up to 2 weeks ahead of time if you are going to store it in the fridge.
How to Store Buttercream frosting
The buttercream can be stored at room temperature for up to three days or in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
Can you Freeze Almond Buttercream?
You can freeze almond buttercream frosting for up to 3 months in an airtight container. Allow the frosting to fully thaw and then put it in the bowl of the stand mixer and rewhip until fluffy and smooth.
How do you soften refrigerated buttercream frosting?
When you take the homemade almond buttercream frosting out of the refrigerator let it sit at room temperature for two hours. Then re-whip it in the bowl of your stand mixer for ten minutes to bring it back to smooth and fluffy.
Homemade Cupcakes that go with Almond Buttercream Frosting
If you are wanting to bake a cake, then you are going to totally want to go homemade. Homemade cake is so much better then store bought boxed mixes. Now if you are a beginner baker and you just want to make a boxed cake taste better, make sure you check out how to make boxed cake taste homemade. With just a few ingredients you can turn that boxed cake mix into amazing!
Personally I like to make homemade cakes, I LOVE the moist chocolate cupcake recipe and this moist vanilla cupcake recipe too! You can make them into cakes by pouring them into pans instead of using cupcake pans.
If you are looking for cupcake flavors to use with this buttercream recipe, check these out!
- Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes
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- blackberry cupcakes
- chocolate chip cupcakes
- strawberry cupcakes
- Angel Food cupcakes
Almond buttercream Frosting Ingredients
- confectioners sugar
- hot water
- almond extract
How to Make Almond Buttercream
Place the butter and shortening together in the bowl of your mixer. Mix them together on medium speed until they are nice and creamy.
Turn the mixer down to the lowest setting and slowly incorporate the powdered sugar into the shortening mixture. Once you have added all the sugar to the mix pour in the hot water and the almond extract.
Turn the mixer up to medium-high speed and continue mixing for 10 minutes until light and fluffy.
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Almond buttercream frosting
- Place the butter and shortening together in the bowl of your mixer. Mix them together on medium speed until they are nice and creamy.
- Turn the mixer down to the lowest setting and slowly incorporate the powdered sugar into the shortening mixture. Once you have added all the sugar to the mix pour in the hot water and the almond extract.
- Turn the mixer up to medium-high speed and continue mixing for 10 minutes until light and fluffy.
379 Weight Watchers SmartPoints on the Freestyle Program for the entire recipe.