A simple vanilla frosting recipe from Martha Stewart involves beating 1/4 cup of softened unsalted butter, 2 cups of powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons of milk, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract and a pinch of salt together in ... More »

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Martha Stewart has several vanilla frosting recipes that include simple, fluffy and buttercream variations. Most of her frosting recipes require confectioner's sugar, vanilla extract, unsalted butter, milk and salt. More »

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Make a simple buttercream frosting using butter, powdered sugar, vanilla and milk and use it to decorate your cakes. Adding baking chocolate and increasing the amount of vanilla and milk makes chocolate buttercream frost... More »

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Betty Crocker's White Decorator Frosting recipe combines 6 1/4 cups of powdered sugar, 3/4 cup of shortening, 1/2 cup of milk and 3/4 teaspoon of clear vanilla or almond extract. The recipe takes about 10 minutes to make... More »

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Wilton's buttercream icing recipe calls for 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening, 1/2 cup of softened butter or margarine, 1 teaspoon of clear vanilla extract, 4 cups of sifted confectioner's sugar and 2 tablespoons of mil... More »

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To make a traditional cream cheese frosting for carrot cake, beat 8 ounces of cream cheese, 1/4 cup butter or margarine and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract until blended, then gradually add 16 ounces of powdered sugar. Multip... More »

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An easy vanilla fudge recipe can be made using 3 3/4 cups of confectioners' sugar, 6 tablespoons of butter, 3 tablespoons of milk, 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract and 1 pinch of salt. This recipe makes between 15 and 20 ... More »

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