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Bakery Style Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

This Bakery Style Vanilla Buttercream Frosting recipe tastes just like the bakery buttercream frosting you love. Perfect buttercream frosting for decorating cakes and cupcakes.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 291kcal
Author MidgetMomma

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Place your butter and shortening together in the bowl of your mixer. Mix them together on medium speed until they are nice and creamy.
    mixing butter and shortening to make homemade vanilla buttercream frosting
  • Turn the mixer down to the lowest setting and slowly incorporate the powdered sugar into the shortening mixture.
    adding powdered sugar to mixing bowl to make homemade vanilla buttercream frosting
  • Once you have added all the powdered sugar in to your mixture, add in the vanilla extract and then the hot water.
    adding vanilla extract into vanilla buttercream frosting
  • Turn the mixer up to medium-high speed and continue mixing for 10 minutes until light and fluffy.
    mixing vanilla buttercream frosting in a kitchen aid mixer
  • The buttercream can be stored at room temperature for up to three days or in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
    When you bring it out of the refrigerator let it sit at room temperature for two hours. Then re-whip it for ten minutes to bring it back to life.

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Nutrition

Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 2mg | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Calcium: 2mg