Vanilla Frosting

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 416 calories
    • Calories 268 calories from fat
    • 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

Ingredients

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