Vanilla Frosting
Preparation
15 MIN
Output
2 1/2 cups (625 ml)
Freezes

Vanilla Frosting

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (227 g) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 ¾ cups (370 g) icing sugar
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) 35% heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) boiling water

Preparation

  1. In a bowl, beat the butter, icing sugar, cream and vanilla with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add 1 tbsp of the boiling water at a time, beating, for 30 seconds between each addition.
  2. If needed, keep in the refrigerator. Let warm to room temperature and whip again before serving or to frost a cake.
  3. The vanilla frosting will keep for up to 2 days at room temperature.