How to Make Buttercream Frosting

by Stephanie Sellers

Supplies

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 1 cup (6.8 oz) shortening
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 6 tbsp heavy cream (1/3 cup)
  • Stand mixer or hand mixer
  • Instructions

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    Step 4

    This is how your buttercream should look after beating for 1-2 minutes. It's not ready to use and enjoy :)

    Step 5

    Another picture of how it should look