Thanks, Stephanie! So i’m baking for a baby shower and i’m trying to figure out which butter is the best for buttercream frosting? Hey Sally! I would like to make a French buttercream but cannot find a recipe of yours. Hi Keely, After decorating anything with buttercream it’s fine for 1 day at room temperature. This classic vanilla buttercream tastes so much better than store-bought frosting. In this special FREE series, I reveal my most powerful SECRETS to great baking. Amazing recipe! This recipe is flawless as is if you do it right. man this is the best frosting i never had. Beat with paddle attachment until smooth and gradually add the rest of sugar to reach frosting consistency. Grab a wooden or metal spoon and begin stirring the buttercream by hand. You can do this with a silicone spatula or avoid it entirely by using a scraping paddle. My next attempt is going to be macarons. © Copyright 2020, 20 Things to Cook This Month That Have Nothing to Do With Thanksgiving, 15 Vegan Muffin Recipes for Easy Breakfasts, 15 Comfort Food Dinners That Start With Creamy Alfredo Sauce, 2-Ingredient Snacks That Are Too Easy Not to Make, Use Your Stale Bread in These Savory Bread Puddings, 13 Spiked Apple Cider Cocktails to Celebrate the Season, 15 Comfort Food Casseroles Inspired by World Cuisines, 12 Recipes to Turn Extra Chicken into Healthy Main Dish Salads, 15 Ground Beef Soup Recipes for Easy Weeknight Dinners, Ground Turkey Slow Cooker Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals, 11 Top Chicken Casseroles That Lean to the Healthy Side, 12 Classic Italian Recipes Made Easy in the Instant Pot, Nutrition Mash the frosting up against the side of the bowl to “pop” the bubbles. Do not use imitation vanilla extract in this recipe! Condensed Milk Buttercream (Russian Buttercream). Be sure it is chilled before adding it to the butter, or obviously it will melt the butter. I thought this was great! Add a little lemon zest for a great lemon buttercream, orange zest for orange buttercream, cocoa powder for a chocolate buttercream, or sour cream for a tangy sour cream frosting! Buttercream is a favorite frosting to use when decorating cakes and cookies, and this Vanilla Buttercream recipe is made even fluffier and more spreadable by the addition of heavy cream, which whips better than regular whipping cream.For a creamy texture, it is important to start with softened butter. Hi Ivette, It can’t hurt! (I add 1/8 teaspoon salt.). Sometimes I will fill a piping bag and do one test rose with a few tips to pick one I like the best! C ombine the butter and shortening in a large mixer bowl and beat until smooth and creamy. Great texture and flavor. This is a great recipe. Simply the best buttercream. It takes under 10 minutes to make, so you can easily whip up a batch if you’re in a hurry. It’s the perfect vanilla frosting that’s simple, creamy and smooth and tastes unbelievable on vanilla cupcakes! I don’t know if you do magic or something to make everything I bake from your website come out literally perfect. I’ve tried baking things from other blogs/sites, but they never turn out as well as anything I make from Sally’s! The first step is to beat the butter for three minutes at high speed in a stand mixer or using a handheld electric mixer. Required fields are marked *. There’s nothing fancy, crazy, or complicated about it, but the flavor and texture will certainly taste like you added something special. Ha same!! Every single time I look for a recipe to bake anything (and I bake a lot) I always look for your website along them because honestly it works every single time. 2. My name is Raine, I am 11 years old and I LOVE to cook and bake. There was an error submitting your subscription. How long does it keep without refrigeration?