Vanilla Frosting

Yellow Cupcake With Vanilla Frosting and Nonpareils
Christopher Baker
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preparation
5
minutes
cooking
10
minutes
Makes 4 1/2 cups

Ingredients

2
cups
(4 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1
pound
confectioners’ sugar (about 3 3/4 cups), sifted
1
teaspoon
pure vanilla extract
pinch kosher salt

Directions

  1. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter on high until light and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Reduce mixer speed to low. Gradually add the sugar, then the vanilla and salt, and beat until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.
Dawn Perry
April 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 268
  • Fat 30 g
  • Sat Fat 19 g
  • Cholesterol 80 mg
  • Sodium 15 mg
  • Protein 0 g
  • Carbohydrate 38 g
  • Sugar 37 g
  • Fiber 0 g
  • Iron 0 mg
  • Calcium 9 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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