How to Make Irish Cream Buttercream Frosting

This my Go To cupcake frosting. There's so many different flavors of Irish cream these days, this will work with just about anything.

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How to Make Irish Cream Buttercream Frosting Recipe
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Add butter to bowl and whip it!

Add butter to bowl and whip it!

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I use a stand mixer with a whisk attachment on medium high. About 5 minutes, scraping down occasionally.

I use a stand mixer with a whisk attachment on medium high. About 5 minutes, scraping down occasionally.

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Seems like a lot of sugar? That's because it is a lot of sugar.  This is buttercream frosting! It's not for the weak of heart! Now put down your knitting and let's do this!

Seems like a lot of sugar? That's because it is a lot of sugar. This is buttercream frosting! It's not for the weak of heart! Now put down your knitting and let's do this!

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Set your mixer the medium low adding the sugar a little at a time. The sugar does incorporates quickly. Don't forget to scrape down.

Set your mixer the medium low adding the sugar a little at a time. The sugar does incorporates quickly. Don't forget to scrape down.

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Want to stop now? That's fine. Here you have a basic buttercream frosting.  But let's add something… Let's make it a little less "basic"

Want to stop now? That's fine. Here you have a basic buttercream frosting. But let's add something… Let's make it a little less "basic"

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You'll need two of these.  Three ounces or 6 tablespoons.

You'll need two of these. Three ounces or 6 tablespoons.

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And you can use whatever flavor you want.

And you can use whatever flavor you want.

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Set a medium low and add the Irish Cream.  Once it's incorporated,  turn it up!

Set a medium low and add the Irish Cream. Once it's incorporated, turn it up!

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You can use this right away but I find it's best if you chill it for a little while.

You can use this right away but I find it's best if you chill it for a little while.

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You don't have to put on a cupcake.  You could just get a spoon.  Don't worry about it, shame is the other guys problem.

You don't have to put on a cupcake. You could just get a spoon. Don't worry about it, shame is the other guys problem.

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