Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Quick Vanilla Frosting

This recipe will make 4 cups - it can be halved or quartered to make the desired amount.

3 sticks unsalted butter (bring to room temperature)
3 cups confectioners' sugar
2 tbsp. milk
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. salt

1. Using an electric mixer, beat butter in a large bowl until fluffy, about 30 seconds.

2. With mixer on low speed, add sugar 1 cup at a time, and mix to combine. Increase speed to high and beat until pale and fluffy, about 1 minute.

3. Reduce speed to medium-low and add milk, vanilla, and salt. Increase speed to high and beat until fluffy, 30 more seconds.

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