Buttermilk Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

5 minutes

I don't know why I didn't think of this sooner, but replacing the milk/cream with buttermilk in homemade frosting is seriously amazing. It's not obviously tangy. It just balances out the extreme sweetness that is American Buttercream so well. Looks really cute with sprinkles on top too!

This frosting would go great on top of our super easy banana chocolate chip muffins!

Kitchen tools
1 eaHand mixerHand mixer
1 eaRound piping tip
1 eaSprinkles (optional)
1 CupButter, salted, room temperature
4 CupsPowdered sugar
2 tspVanilla extract
3 TbspButtermilk, room temperature

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Cupcakes with buttermilk vanilla buttercream frosting

Beat softened butter and powdered sugar together for a few minutes until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and buttermilk and continue beating for another minute.

Pipe or frost cupcakes, add sprinkles if desired, and serve.

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