Buttermilk Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Total time: 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!

Kitchen tools
1 eaHand mixer
1 eaRound piping tip
Ingredients
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.