Thank you! Hi Elizabeth! You do not want it to hit the whisk attachment and splash you. This may take longer for you, or it may happen faster. . Yes, this should work fine as a dam, and definitely use one! I’ll have to pick up some C&H next time I’m in the US to give it a try. It will get firmer in the fridge because of the butter, but not completely hard like a meringue based buttercream. Glad you liked it , Hi there! Hi Ola! Thank you! I’m trying to get a hold of some to experiment but it’s hard to get hold of atm! I find this quite a sweet frosting so I often end up using less sugar. Thanks again. Thanks. Absolutely. If you do chill it, let it come to room temperature for a couple hours before cutting. I’m planning to make a round 10″ 2 layered cake. I am going to make your Vanilla Latte Cake over the weekend. Hi Patsy! The nutritional information and metric conversions are calculated automatically. I do have one question, if i wanted to add food coloring would that have any impact on the flavor or consistency? But also, American buttercream is so easy to customize. Haha, thanks Georgina! Yes, the cake in the photos uses this buttercream, it pipes very well. American buttercream will always have a bit of grit to it due to the powdered sugar. Hi Peggy! Hi Mel! Your email address will not be published. Please let me know how they turn out , Hi Olivia! I’m in NZ and our current temps are around 21-22degrees. Would that create less air bubbles too? Would I be able to make this recipe with half butter/half shortening to get a whiter buttercream? Want to make a single layer cake with this frosting and add fresh berries on top. Bring to room temperature and rewhip before using. Great! In large bowl (standing mixer recommended), mix butter and shortening on low until combined. Both work well for piping. Finally! Hi Regina! Hi there, how many grams is 2 cups of butter? To Funvick…It is the Heavy cream which comes from the top of cows milk. I have a tea party Saturday and am anxious to get something started food wise. Does this frosting hold well under fondant. It will get whipped a bit once you add it in and makes for a lighter frosting . I’m not sure actually, I’ve never measured it… It makes enough to fill and frost an 8″ cake :). Yes to both. This looks great! Not ideal, but may be the best way. Increase speed to … The amount of cream you use might need to increased or reduced depending on which you go with. Get Yolanda’s 16 must-have holiday recipes with step-by-step tutorials (never seen on Youtube!) In Alberta Canada we don’t carry it. admin on December 4, 2019 at 12:52 pm Hi, yes it is the same recipe..and it is a crusting type of buttercream so it will dry out eventually after a couple of minutes. Hi Lydia! Great question, I always use unsalted in my baking :). If you google for “Rosette Cake Tutorial” there are a bunch of videos that show you how to do it. Add half of the icing sugar and beat until smooth. I think that would work, but don’t use any whipping cream. It might be a little soft and possibly a bit too buttery, but it’s all a matter of taste. I want to know, how much chocolate powder should I add to make this chocolate buttercream. I know what you mean about the buttercream breaking when piped. It would totally work, either with cookie crumbs or actual cookie butter. I’m not sure the exact amount but this recipe makes about 5 cups. You’ll want to keep the buttercream at room temp though so it’s easier to work with as it gets quite firm in the fridge. Thank you, Hi Cheryl! What a difference the name brand made. Before using frozen buttercream, let it thaw in the fridge overnight, and then sit at room temperature for 2 to 4 hours. No butter-based frosting really holds up in hot humid weather. One question… can it be frozen? Yes, you can add coloring no problem! After all the butter has been added, continue to whip the buttercream until it’s thick and smooth, 3 to 5 minutes. if i put it in the fridge does it solidified and if i frost it does it becomes dry . Not at all. How amazing are the flat layers, right?? My recipe actually has less sugar than most! That should work but only use enough to get the buttercream to the consistency you want . This recipe makes a great buttercream for Charlotte’s birthday cake recipe – I’ve never really made cakes before and this worked perfectly. Hi Susan! Then do I need to put it all back on the fridge for leftover or leave on the counter? i was wondering can you colour the buttercream? Hi Alex! Hi Jacquie! I love this frosting!! Haha! I used half the sugar and still came out great. Whip until the egg whites are stiff. Thank you and welcome to my blog! It is elegant, smooth and has a wonderfully rich flavor, but isn’t overly sweet. Yes, this should work just fine under fondant. If you’d like to try a meringue buttercream check out my, To help ensure your cake layers bake up nice and flat, see my. , Hi Susan! Before using refrigerated or frozen buttercream, let it warm up to room temperature and stir to smooth it out. Hi Mahvish! Here’s a site I use as a guideline: http://www.joyofbaking.com/PanSizes.html You’ll either need to increase the recipe or reduce the baking time (the layers will be a bit thin though). Can I freeze the cake with the rosettes? I appreciate your wonderful recipes!! Yes, it’s enough to fill the cake and frost with the roses. Whisk in the baking soda, powder, and salt. If not, any other ideas? Hi Lu! Whisk butter until creamy. You could, but it would affect the flavour of the buttercream. Hi Peggy! If I want to frost a four(4) layer cake will this be enough or do I have to add more cups? And also, I’ll be flavoring the buttercream with key lime – how much juice of the key lime do I need to add? Add the powdered sugar slowly, mixing between each addition. With the mixer running, add the room temperature butter, a piece at a time, whipping until each piece is fully incorporated before adding the next. It is been long I am looking for a perfect buttercream recipe. I hope that helps! Thanks so much Angie! The three most common types of buttercream are Italian meringue buttercream, Swiss meringue buttercream and American buttercream. Keep whipping- it can sometimes take up to twenty minutes to come together! Also working in a cool space helps! Want more recipe videos? Or is there a certain time your suppose to put the flavoring (like puréed fruit flavoring) in the mixture? I’ve tried others,but they’ve always turned out too thin,too grainy,etc. Hi Kali! I hope that helps! I’ve made it twice now with super success, perfect for piping, so tasty (for those of us with a sweet tooth!). Thanks for the recipe! Thank you! Also, my cake layers turned out thick and even!!! So happy to hear you liked this one. Im just beginning to learn how to make my own icings and thsi recipe looks great. Do you have pictures that showing step by step? This frosting is really flexible, so I would just add and taste as you go! We don’t have much selection over here for powdered sugar — I think we literally have one brand to work with. This is a beautiful icing and is definitely going to be my go to buttercream icing!. What is the best ingredient I can substitute for heavy cream? Have a great day! Glad you’re finding it useful! That recipe would be fine to pipe rosettes and yes, leave out the chocolate and espresso powder and you’ll have a vanilla buttercream! Hi Olivia, this recepie sounds great and I will try it for my next cake. It was light and fluffy and spread very nicely. I had to look that up but I think it would be fine. Hi Simone! Wipe spatula if needed and then move up slightly and repeat. , hi, i would like to try this recipe but i have some questions Add it at the end but before adding any cream. I’d mentioned multiple times to Ryan that I wondered how they made it. If not, add more, but reduce the amount of cream used. Is this the same buttercream recipe for cake coating? This cake is gorgeous! I made this frosting recipe with the vanilla cake recipe on this site this weekend! The outside will dry a little and form a bit of a crust if exposed to air for a while. I would like to use this recipe for my sons cake. I actually haven’t heard that but I would definitely try it if it’s smoother. Hi Danielle! I keep meaning to try mixing SMBC and ABC — glad to know it works well! Whip until the frosting is smooth and silky. This may take longer for you, or it may happen faster. For the decorating, I wanted to try something new (to me) and a rosette cake. I’m so happy you liked it! Hi Mona! For sure, it will work great. That certainly does look like the perfect buttercream! And the possibilities are really endless once you have a good cupcake and buttercream recipe. How long will this frosting hold in the fridge or freezer? Hi Nosheen! Glad you like it . #2 Use the “Take-Away Method,” which involves the refrigerator for temperature control and leverage. ABC – American Buttercream (the recipe in this post) thanks! This is my first successful buttercream!!! It was so easy and no heavy mouth feel that American buttercream leaves you with. Im looking to do rosettes on a 14inch cake. This frosting in particular is a very good and easy one to color! Hi Charles! Regarding the key lime, yes, leave out the vanilla so you get that lime flavour. Simply great, I added lemon joice and zest for a lemon flavor. Will let you know on how it turned out. What’s the difference between powdered and Confectioners sugar?? Hi Sneha! Thanks for the recipe! It was the best of both worlds. First, I’m also not a fan of gritty buttercream and I learned a valuable lesson when I had to make two separate batches of ABC due to the size of my stand mixer bowl. I decorate cakes for a part-time business. Your recipes, techniques and photos are just out of this world. It will make the frosting a bit thinner though so I would add that before adding the cream and only add cream if you need to thin it out a bit. I am planning to make this cake, but I am confused on how to use the heavy whipping cream. I’m not sure if you’ll be able to get the buttercream as smooth and fluffy but it should still be delicious . Hi Claudia! I’m so in love with this buttercream! Hi Nadia! Perfect for all of your low-sugar cake, cupcake, and cookie recipes, this Keto chocolate buttercream … I cant wait to make my daughters first birthday cake for her. Once all the sugar is added, give it a good whip for at least 3 mins, more if needed. I love this recipe! Meringue based buttercreams don’t dry at all, but will harden in the fridge. Thanks again, Mae. Hi! Thanks in advance! X. Hi Becky! The idea is to get to this stage of the eggs stiff by the time your syrup reaches 240. Hi Mac! It will fun to experiment with other extract flavors when I make this again. Hi, is this recipe thick enough to pipe buttercream flowers? Hello! So glad you liked it , Could I use sour cream in place of heavy cream? First time making frosting!! I have been making SMBC all the time and have not ventured into others. I love baking but not know somuch details related to forsting or icing but I think with your posts and practicing those tips as n when I can learn somuch out of it. I don’t know that I’d do this all the time, but it was a hit with not only my family but the customer who tried the sample “tasting cake”. Thank you , Hi Amanda! How To Cake It is your one-stop shop for easy cake recipes, cake decorating supplies, baking tools and all things caking & baking. So glad you found it easy to follow , hi, I hope you’re well Thank you for your sweet comments! Use immediately or transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or the freezer for up to 2 months. I bet it tastes just as good. Sorry for the delayed reply — yes, this recipe works well with the paper towel technique! Hi, I was wondering, with the inclusion on cream, how the frosting would fare out of the fridge and for how long? They will be totally fine! I was just wondering can I add liquid food coloring to it? Carol J, Hi Carol! Hi Liberty! lol. This is harder and harder for me to do these days. Buttercream is an easy to make recipe that uses a whipped butter foundation that can be used as an icing for cakes, cupcakes and muffins or as a cake filling. This post may contain affiliate links. I did sift the icing sugar which I think helped. Let me know how you like it . but most american buttercream piping recipes have shortening, which I like to avoid. Hi! If it’s just cake and this frosting it should be fine at room temperature for a couple days provided your place is not too hot. Hi Caroline! Hi Debra! I suggest not filling the piping bag too much and just refilling it more often. Yes, it’s a crusting buttercream. The same recipe will work for flowers. Keep up the great work! If I wanna make colored buttercream, at what step should I add color? Perfect! Candy. Thank you again. I am making a birthday cake for an outdoor party in hot and humid weather. See my in depth tutorial for how to get smooth sides and crisp edges with buttercream frosting - no fondant! After all the butter has been added, continue to whip the buttercream until it’s thick and smooth, 3 to 5 minutes. I typically make SMBC but I would prefer something a little sweeter and less buttery but still smooth. . Also, can I make ahead a few days and keep in the fridge? This is a beautiful buttercream! Gel or powder colors work best (not liquid). I’ve never had this kind of frosting split. I would try 8 oz of melted and cooled white chocolate. Thank you! As for how much, that’s a tough one! This recipe sounds fantastic, I love buttercream icing. And if you’re a fan of “whipped” icing you can easily transition this to a “whipped buttercream”. Is it supposed to be that way ? Hey, That being said, it’s always better to have extra frosting than not enough, and it freezes really well! Now, I’m not convinced this is the exact same vanilla buttercream that was on our cake (it still felt a little gritty when I made it, not as gritty others before), but it was delicious. Adds a delicious hit of flavour. Any kind of heavy cream should work — about 30% fat content. Please see my full. You can email me a picture – I would love to see! I actually got it at Superstore here (in Canada) about 10 years ago I’ve seen similar ones at Homesense though. That was all I wanted to say – I had to give my Kudos since it completely stopped me in my tracks! Also, if I cut this recipe in half, would it make enough to frost 12 cupcakes? I’ve always been the cake baker/decorator in my family, but my daughter made gluten free cupcakes for me with your buttercream frosting recipe for her daughter’s first birthday party. These days I know I can (and have) made better, so I can’t bring myself to buy them. For the rosettes, it’s best to practice a few on some parchment first. Could I make this butter cream without cream and use milk instead? I was wondering if this buttercream recipe would be good for a 4 tiered wedding cake? I just love your website. Any and all easy (but delicious) tips/ suggestions are so appreciated. Hi, how much caramel should I add to make it a caramel butter cream frosting? Thanks!!! With your chilled, crumb coated cake on the turntable, use your angled spatula to add a few scoops of buttercream to the top of the cake. Hi Sarah! i know its hard work. It needs whipping cream, or heavy cream. I am planning to use this for a 6 inch – 2 layer cake with rosettes. Hi Kristin! So happy you loved it. For best flavour I would use coconut milk powder if you can find it! Hi Alana! If you’re looking for an easy and delicious vanilla buttercream recipe, this one is for you! Happy Birthday! Yep, it will freeze no problem. It is more time consuming though for sure!! Hi Rachel! The only frosting that wouldn’t become firm in the fridge AND hold up in hot weather is one made with shortening instead of butter — but those ones don’t taste as good . If you've been watching How To Cake It then you know that this is my ultimate, go to recipe for stacking, filling, crumb coating, and icing all of my cakes. Hello Olivia, I tried it and it was super easy to make, the family loves it but I thought is was too buttery, and I like just a little bit of a grainy taste, any suggestions? The chocolate would affect the consistency of the buttercream — initially it would make it much softer until the chocolate set a bit. Otherwise that this recipe has to be by far the best I’ve ever done or tasted. Wow, thank you for such high praise! Would it cut a little bit of the sweetness to add salt or use some salted butter? I have been making cakes for awhile now and this has by far been the best yet. 2 10″ and 2 6 inch cakes and cut each one in half and make the cake like a torte. I would start with 1/2 cup caramel. Looking for a simple coconut cake frosting. This is applied to seal in any crumbs and to help smooth the surface of the cake. Hi Tamara! That’s how I learned! Hi Shari! I also used your beautiful photo as my inspiration. Hello! or just open container take the 2-4 tbsp and mix? Hi Alex! Thank you for sharing this recipe along with the Almost from Scratch cake recipe. and which type of buttercream do you prefer? Thanks you so much for the recipe! If I leave the espresso powder out and the melted chocolate out it would basically be a vanilla buttercream, or would I need to add something to it? I am keen to make your white choc raspberry cake for my son’s birthday tomorrow but I’m a beginner and nervous about making the Swiss buttercream! Or maybe I didn’t whip it long enough? Hi Laurie! His son who is 16 asked me not to Hi Amy! If i bake the cake the night before…say between 9 and 10pm and have the party say around 3pm the next day, will it be ok? hi i love this but can i use normal sugar powdered as icing sugar and i dont know if both of them or same… thank you, Hi Riya! This looks amazing! The whipping cream is mostly to thin out the buttercream (though it does add some fluffiness too). I’m a buttercream FREAK!! Hi Chathurika! Hi Bec! Hi Brittany! This is a bit of a pain, but really helps to break out those clumps. I used Wiltons butter cream iceing which is butter and solid crisco shortening. I hope that helps! Over 50 of my very favorite cake recipes all in one place! So exciting!! Hi Ayo! Hi Ursa! Whip the meringue at high speed until thick and glossy and the bowl is no longer warm on the outside, about 8-12 minutes. And do I have to double the ingredients if I’m going to be working on a two 9″ layered cake? If yes, would you decrease (or eliminate) the vanilla? Good luck and let me know how it turns out! Unbeknownst to me, Ryan had emailed Gannon’s and asked them for the recipe. I’m always on the hunt for a better basic buttercream frosting so I’m adding this to the list! I’m looking for a delicious buttercream icing for a wedding cake (Rosette design) and don’t want to risk it melting. Does this recipe work well when making roses and such? Hi Edith! If you only have liquid I would skip the cream from this recipe and only add it at the end if needed. I plane on doing a four tier cake so I was curious if there was something else used for the outside of the cake. Be sure to sift it though and either add more cream to ensure to consistency is good, or reduce the amount of powdered sugar. Is this something that you have tried? There is a metric converter under the list of ingredients, but its 454g. I used 8″ rounds and the cake was about 4-5″ tall. SMBC is definitely smoother and it still my favourite. Place over medium heat and bring to a boil. I’m about to make a birthday cake for my husband for the first time. Hi Olivia, You should just rewhip it when it comes to room temp again. I made a 9×13 almost fromscratch chocolate cake and piped rosettes on all sides and on the top along the edge. I’m assuming whipping. So happy to head that. Thank you!. I’m making a small wedding cake for my sister in a few weeks so have been doing lots of research as I too have issues with ABC being too sweet/gritty. Hi Danielle! Sounds delicious!! All of our guests to my sons birthday loved it. Let me know how it turns out! It was perfectly firm enough for the designs and was just enough for the project. I wouldn’t leave the finished cakes out longer than 12 hours or so — not so much for taste, but for appearance. If you’re using fresh fruit, custards, or whipped cream, it must be refrigerated. Hi Kathleen! The most important thing is that the mixture completely cools down, and when you touch the side of your bowl, you feel no heat. Love making those rosettes too. Any idea how many cups of frosting it makes? Glad you liked it! I’ve never tried myself but it should work to an extent. Your creations are gorgeous and I love the fact that you’re so generous with your recipes. Thank you so much for your wonderful tips! I’m not sure what normal cream is to you, but most creams (or even milk) should work. Gel is preferred. You can use milk, but only use as much as you need to get the consistency you want. I’d say 1 week in the fridge, but up to 3 months in the freezer if stored properly. Hi! Was the cake still warm when you tired to frost it? Both hold up really well as long as it’s not too hot and the cakes are chilled. Or wouldn’t it work? Is it firm enough? I have another question. My gut says it would change the texture slightly but that it would be ok. You could try to make a smaller amount of this buttercream to test it out , Hi, can i use all purpose cream instead of heavy whipping cream? Thank you! Hi Tracie! Alternate the last bit of powdered sugar and the heavy cream, and whip the frosting on high … Is this a good icing to use under fondant for a wedding cake? I used vanilla extract. I was just wondering if I’d be able to make it Keto by using Swerve (erythritol sweetener), in confectioners form, instead of the icing sugar? This recipe also makes enough to generously frost a batch of 12-14 cupcakes. This is the recipe I’m using from now on. *This is enough buttercream to frost about 24 cupcakes, or to fill a 4 layer 8" cake or a 3 layer 9 or 10" cake. Should i use a gel based food coloring? I am a fan of that simple american buttercreams because they are a so fast & easy to make, even my 15 years old daughter can make it I also love to put fruit puree in it for a fresh taste. Hi Maddie! I measure before I sift. I paired it with a fluffy chocolate cake, and my cousin absolutely loved it!! These include; traditional American buttercream (this recipe! To keep the amount of liquid fairly even. A heavy whippi cream like you have in america.. Thanks. So I made the buttercream frosting but my only problem was it came out a bit grainy. Please help me. If I make the cake and do the crumb coat can I leave it in the fridge overnight then frost/decorate the next day? It will have en edible sugar sheet on top. Whip butter until pale, fluffy, and creamy. ! It was the only thing available at the supermarket. https://livforcake.com/swiss-meringue-buttercream-recipe/ So glad you liked this one though . The Wilton recipe calls for sifted icing sugar, so I wondered if you had tried that in order to eliminate the graininess. I’ve actually started reducing the amount of sugar I put in, but it depends on your taste. This cake stand is beautiful! I don’t like super sweet frostings either, and if you’re feeling up for it you can give this one a try instead! And can I add food coloring to this icing for piping or do you recommend some other type of icing . The more you add, the thinner the frosting will be. No, that wouldn’t work as well. They are very concentrated and less likely to affect the texture of the frosting :). Yes, it’s what I did for the cake pictured. Thank you! You can reduce it by a bit, but it will be more buttery then. Do you prefer to pipe with this or SMBC? Do you think one batch would be enough? Hi Bhagy! Hi Love this buttercream frosting. If you like it than that’s all that matters! i have gel food coloring. Hi Sammy! In this FREE 4-week baking program, Yolanda will teach you the foundational cake and icing recipes you need to get started. I baked 2 12″. Hi Erin! If you prefer less frosting, you can cut the recipe … I wrapped damp towel strips around the sides of the pans. Thanks! This buttercream should work fine. I need to ice my cake with the fondant you roll out and place over. I’m thinking 400g butter and 800g icing sugar. I printed out this buttercream recipe because when I was young(er, my aunt always made one that I loved. I’m happy it was a hit! Hi Angie! Can I substitute almond extract for the vanilla extract in this recipe? Is this a crusting buttercream recipe? I was born on their 1st anniversary, so it’s always a special day! Hi Mia! Hi Candy! Also, how does shortening change the taste of it? I made the “Ultimate Chocolate Cake” from Buzzfeed, added layers of raspberry preserve and frosted it using this vanilla buttercream recipe. Hi Bonnie! Hi Liv. © 2020 HOW TO CAKE IT. Hi Noreen! I cut the ingredients in half and it was the perfect amount. Prepare a stand mixer with a whisk attachment. Otherwise, it will keep for a couple weeks in the fridge or you can freeze it (in something airtight) for up to three months. Thank you so much for this AMAZING recipe!! Start HERE with your baking, and the sky is the limit for what you can create! The ermine frosting is definitely less sweet, but it is softer and not as easy to work with as an American buttercream. This recipe here will fully fill and frost a two-layer 8″ cake. . Hi April! I just made this today for a tube cake. Would adding lemon extract and lemon zest work well. There are three types of buttercream you can use to decorate a cake or cupcakes. This cake honestly turned out better than I imagined and it DID taste delicious too! If you use milk you should use less of it. Thanks so much for this recipe!! Everyone went back for a second slice. Was just wondering how I would store the buttercream? Hi Olivia, It quickly became my go-to buttercream recipe. I don’t like too sweet but same time do not want to lose BC consistency. Hi Wendy! . . This easy buttercream frosting recipe is what I’ve used for many years for piping on cupcakes, in sponge cake, filling birthday cakes, for crumb coating and covering before putting fondant on a cake … Reducing the sugar too much could cause issues with the structure of the meringue. Thank you in advance. You can add food coloring for sure, but I would use color gel, not liquid food coloring as it will change the consistency too much. This icing is amazing. I wouldn’t have thought to offset each row of roses to fill in the gaps. If you’re looking for a super smooth and not-too-sweet buttercream though you should give my German Buttercream a try! Hi Shongile! Any issues adding berries? It’s easier than it seems, I promise, and easy to save if things go south In case you haven’t seen it, here’s my detailed post on how to make it. I am planning to use this buttercream recipe for my daughter’s upcoming birthday. Thanks for all your tips and suggestions. Often when adding the butter the mixture appears to deflate and even become soupy. Happy belated birthday! They will be directly on top of each other. We didn’t do any tastings or see any samples, we just sent them a picture of what we wanted it to look like and chose our flavors. Thank you so much for sharing all of your tips/wisdom/knowledge! Thank you! How much coca powder would you use to get the chocolate buttercream? Increase speed to med and beat for 3 minutes. I’m so happy you love it . It is simple and it tastes delicious! Do you by chance know the manufacturer? And it’s a naked cake…I don’t want tons of extra frosting but not sure how much I will need. Usually mine comes out allotment too whipped and my flowers tend to break at the ends instead of be a smooth petal . Hi Helen! I would 1.5x the recipe to make sure there is enough. It’s a simple way to decorate your cakes and make them look stunning! it’s just what i’m looking for! I think to be safe go with 2/3rds Let me know how it turns out!! So glad to hear it worked out for you . I’m excited to make this buttercream! The taste is amazing we are in love with this icing!❤️. Be very careful, this syrup is HOT! Do you know how many cups this recipe makes? He should probably get some kind of award, right?! And thank you!! I can’t wait to hear what you try next! Hi Natasha! Inspired by Yolanda Gampp, we have everything you need to make delicious cakes and look good in the kitchen. Yay! 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