Colorful Buttercream Frosting

Buttercream frosting goes from “boring” to beautiful with Color from Nature™ Food Colors. Available in a variety of hues, they’re an easy way to add color to any frosted masterpiece. Bring on the cookies, cupcakes, and frosting-coated brownies!

Ingredients
Serves: Makes 2 cups or 16 (2-tablespoon) servings.
Directions
10 mins Prep time
10 mins Prep time
  • Beat butter in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add vanilla; mix well.

  • Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar, beating until well blended after each addition, frequently scraping sides and bottom of bowl. Add milk; beat until light and fluffy. Color as desired (see tip below for assorted frosting colors). If frosting is too thick to spread, gradually beat in additional milk. Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks. Rewhip before using.

Cooking tip

FROSTING COLORS: Try any of these vibrant frosting colors:

Berry: Add 1/2 teaspoon Berry color from McCormick® Color from Nature™ Assorted Food Colors with the milk. 

Sunflower: Add 1/2 teaspoon Sunflower color from McCormick® Color from Nature™ Assorted Food Colors with the milk. 

Sky Blue: Add 1/2 teaspoon Sky Blue color from McCormick® Color from Nature™ Assorted Food Colors with the milk. 

Mint: Add 1/2 teaspoon Sky Blue color and 1/4 teaspoon Sunflower color from McCormick® Color from Nature™ Assorted Food Colors with the milk. 

Lavender: Add 1/2 teaspoon Sky Blue color and 1/4 teaspoon Berry color from McCormick® Color from Nature™ Assorted Food Colors with the milk. 

Pumpkin: Add 1 teaspoon Sunflower color and 1/4 teaspoon Berry color from McCormick® Color from Nature™ Assorted Food Colors with the milk. 


Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 215Calories: 215Cholesterol: 30mg
  • Sodium: 86mgProtein: 0g
  • Total Fat: 11gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 29g

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